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First ever joint programme involving Eurobike with national and international umbrella organizations
Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, 9. April 2024 | Eurobike 2024 supplies the platform for the key transformation topics within the bike industry. Concerted action with the German and international umbrella organizations will set the course for the future of the ecosystem. The jointly formulated conference programme reflects these relevant discourses. While the bike season […]

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2023 market data: bicycle industry defies negative consumer climate
Berlin, 13.03.2024 | The German bicycle industry association (ZIV) today presented its market data for 2023: «Despite the current economic situation, bicycles and e-bikes remain very popular among consumers,» says ZIV CEO, Burkhard Stork. «We’re delighted that bicycles and e-bikes remain popular with consumers for everyday mobility and recreation,» says Burkhard Stork, CEO of the […]

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ZIV mourns the death of Moreno Fioravanti
Burkhard Stork, CEO of ZIV: “We are deeply shocked. Moreno Fioravanti was always there! Always, because he has been working in the bicycle industry for 40 years. He has worked for our umbrella organization CONEBI in Brussels since the 1990s, and for EBMA from 2003. As an employee, general secretary and most recently president, he […]

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ZIV presents first comparative study on speed pedelecs in Europe
Berlin, 23 November 2023 | The association for the German bicycle industry (ZIV) has presented the first comparative study on speed pedelecs in Europe. As part of the study, Dutch sustainable mobility consulting company Mobycon analysed the different regulations and experiences with e-bikes capable of speeds up to 45 km/h in Germany, Belgium, Denmark, the […]

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New technology platform – bicycle industry discusses top trends and regulatory framework at ZIV Technology Conference
Berlin, 22 November 2023. With the success of bicycles and e-bikes, new technological developments and innovative products, the bicycle industry has impressively demonstrated its ability to innovate in recent years. On 21 November 2023, the industry association hosted the first ZIV Technology Conference to discuss the latest trends and developments. More than 100 participants from […]

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