EN is the European standard for electric bikes and was adopted in Australia in and EN allows for a W motor. Read more about EN . Chariman of EnergyBus e.V., Dr. Mo-Hua Yang explains Europe’s EN and EN Standards for Light EVs. This European Standard applies to EPAC bicycles for private and commercial use with exception of EPAC intended for hire from unattended station.

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UNIstore cart You have no items in your shopping cart. As a result, all vendors must help e-bike manufacturers ensure that their products comply with the required performance levels.

For this reason, pedelec manufacturers are encouraged to seek the assistance of an independent testing laboratory in developing and executing a comprehensive testing plan that clearly demonstrates compliance with all applicable requirements. EMC is one out of many parts of the CE test procedure.

In order to guarantee a reliable product and the provision of correct information to the consumer, it is up to the e-Bike industry to implement this new EN as the standard. In other countries use of helmets may be required for those pedelecs. The various parts each have to have their own CE-mark and be integrated with each other and similar equipment.

However, self-testing is also permitted if a manufacturer is equipped to conduct the required testing. Published by Bike Europe on 30 Mar Electro Magnetic Compatibility requirements are designed, for instance, to ensure the safety of people who use a pacemaker or hearing-aid when driving cars or e-Bikes.

In practice the enforcement of this type of regulations may be weak but in case of accidents these regulations may cause trouble with authorities and insurance companies.


However, because the current EN standards were not established under the Machinery Directive, the requirements of EN are not currently mandatory.

Actual proof of compliance is usually determined by testing conducted by an independent testing laboratory.

New EPAC Standard for Safe e-Bikes

Low pressure test 9. Furthermore, electric bicycles intended for hire from unattended stations and electric bicycles of which the maximum saddle height is less than mm are excluded from the scope of the standard.

The following main battery transport, storage, and use test items are applicable to lithium-ion batteries used in e-bikes under the current EN standards: It is too complicated as it is not about testing separate components.

The use of pedelecs depends on national regulation and may be different in the various member states. Dieses fake rolex kaufen Pre Daytona hat einen Durchmesser von 37 mm und eine Dicke von 12,5 mm. Motorized bicycles, however, have drive systems consisting of motors, batteries, and other electrical elements.

Mo-Hua Yang Chairman of energyBus e. Politica europea sulla normazione Normazione e professioni non regolamentate. As a result, following the dramatic growth of the European e-bike market, there have been numerous reports of damage to e-bikes, homes, shops, and factories, as well as injuries and even deaths, caused by lithium-ion battery safety problems.

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Lees voordat u gaat reageren de spelregels. We believe that clearly-defined battery safety standards will be very important to the development of the e-bike industry.

Subscribe to News Get all latest content delivered to your email a few times a month. For the consumer this should be all well and good. Changes in scope The revised standard also entails some major changes in the scope. And only when continuing improvements are made in standards to reflect technological improvements and consumer-end product feedback will standards keep up with standare times and effectively help the industry maintain its sound development and sustainability.


The demand for e-bicycles E-bicycles represent a small but rapidly growing portion of the overall global market.

New EPAC Standard for Safe e-Bikes

The new European standard ENaimed at safety and reliability, will classify all Directives and become the new standard for all e-Bikes. Back to contents page. Conclusion The market for e-bicycles is expected to dramatically increase in the coming years as consumers seek safe and convenient options to traditional motorized vehicles.

According to Pike Research, the worldwide market for e-bicycles will grow to between 47 and 51 million units byup from just 30 million units in It should be required the pedelec offered is a bike according to national regulation. However, the verification process for pedelecs is different from that which applies to e-bikes and s-pedelecs.

In our world full of electronic equipment it is of utmost importance that any interference between electric equipment is limited.

Electric bikes contain en1514 complex system of several electronic parts and components forming a drive system. Legal obligation With that however, it is important to note that in most European member states compliance with EN