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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The design of traditional bicycles chiefly focused on mechanical structure in the past, and key technologies were connected with materials and design.

E-bikes and pedelecs of which the motor output exceeds 0. Although Machinery Directive standards are still currently being determined, as in the case of the early versions of ENchannel firms and retailers have begun standsrd about how to comply with EN testing standards. Complicated The same problem is lurking for e-Bikes. In addition, the EN standards for e-bike batteries were announced by the European Union in Januaryand will be implemented in Sttandard Actual proof of compliance is usually determined by testing conducted by an independent testing laboratory.

E-bicycles, also known as pedelecs short for ped al elec tric cycles or EPACs e lectric p ower a ssisted c yclesrepresent an increasingly popular variation on the traditional bicycle. The new European standard ENaimed at safety and standar, will classify all Directives and become the new standard sttandard all e-Bikes.

For more information, contact us at e-mobility tuv-sud. The use of standatd depends on national regulation and may be different in the various member states. Sixth month after the acceptance of the definitive text all European National Standards Bodies will have implemented the standard as national standard and any previous national standards shall be withdrawn before this date.


E-bikes which successful pass type testing are issued a type approval certificate by the testing lab. The electronics of an uncertified e-Bike have the ne15194 to harm the driver as well as other electronic equipment. In other countries it is part of the European product safety ruling. But the reality with e-Bikes is far more complicated. However, EN is not currently a harmonized standard under any of the EU directives applicable to pedelecs and e-bikes.

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Revised EN E-Bike Safety Standard Implemented

Type testing is conducted by testing laboratories authorized by EU member states, and self-testing and certification is not permitted. Accordingly, e-bicycle manufacturers should consult with a qualified testing organization early in the product design and development process to minimize risk and to ensure timely market access. While lithium-ion batteries have the advantages of a high operating voltage and high energy density, they also have safety issues during manufacturing, shipment, and use.

The industry will benefit from stable quality and a positive image that comes with the EPAC standard. The future for the e-Bike is looking bright. Phylion Battery EN Bicycles not only provide their riders with physical exercise, they require less road space and are environmentally-preferable to conventional means of transportation.

Mixing different components from several brands might lead to short-circuiting or worse. News business news company news bicycle news e-bike news lev news new products accessories reports bike stock chart. Motorized bicycles, however, have drive systems consisting of motors, batteries, and other electrical elements. However, at the same time it will only work as everybody and every e-Bike supplier will comply to it.

By design, the motor will work only when the cyclist is actively pedaling the bicycle, and will not operate independently. Related Topics on E-Bike Regulations. In some countries a pedelec that can drive at a low speed without human power is not considered to be a bike but an e-bike and may require a driving license Information derived from ADFC 11 for the situation in Germany.


EN regards to technical aspects of pedelecs.

Introduzione I corsi di formazione Calendario Archivio corsi. The mandatory status of the standard is sometimes stahdard 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 self-certification within the industry is not foolproof and does not give the owner the guarantee he is entitled to. In other countries use of helmets may be required for those pedelecs. The second category, usually referred to as either e-bikes or s-pedelecs, incorporate a motor that can independently propel the bicycle without the assistance of the rider. Manufacturers must verify compliance with these essential requirements before they are legally permitted to affix the CE mark to their products and market them in the EU.

New EPAC Standard for Safe e-Bikes

More information about the use of cookies. All modern electrical equipment, including the e-Bike, has its own product Directive. EU regulations applicable to e-bicycles In the EU, manufacturers of pedelecs and e-bikes are also subject to different regulatory schemes and requirements. EN includes the requirements EN for mechanical parts.

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.