TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the rising consciousness of environmental safety and the popularization of leisure and health ideas, e-bikes have grow to be a brand new mannequin of “inexperienced transportation” as a consequence of their varied benefits, similar to energy saving and nil air pollution. Due to regularly maturing know-how and lowering unit costs. Europe has grow to be one of many main e-bike markets globally because the area leads the world in environmental consciousness.
With the worldwide e-bike market being pushed by Europe, as demand for e-bikes amongst seniors within the EU market will increase, the typical unit value of e-bikes exported to the EU from Taiwan has additionally risen considerably by 36.7 p.c, thus creating a rise within the total export worth of e-bikes. Taiwan’s export construction, aside from Europe, is led by exports of e-bikes to North America and in 2019 reached 144 thousand items in quantity, rating first when it comes to progress of export worth amongst all areas.
For the reason that rise of the sharing economic system, the Taiwanese bicycle trade was hit laborious as the general export worth of Taiwanese bicycles slid downward. Nevertheless, e-bikes have skilled “an increase in each quantity and value” lately. In line with information printed by the Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance, Europe and North America accounted for over 90 p.c of Taiwanese e-bikes exports, whereas the highest three importing international locations had been the Netherlands, the US, and Germany.
Nevertheless, the Taiwanese bicycle trade stresses high quality over amount in addition to pursuing high-tech and high-value-added merchandise, it has additionally drastically affected the event of the worldwide bicycle know-how.
Large and Merida Faucet Into the E-Bike Market
Lately, Taiwan’s two main bicycle manufacturers – Large and Merida – have actively developed e-bike merchandise, to fulfill the worldwide demand. For instance, Large Group has invested EUR 15 million to arrange a brand new plant in Hungary to get nearer to the fast rising of e-bike market in Europe by shortening the availability chain.
Large bicycles are presently bought in over 50 international locations worldwide with over 10,000 distributors world wide and has been growing power-assisted bicycles since 1999. And was additionally the primary model to convey power-assisted bicycles into the European market.
Based in 1972, Merida Business Co., Ltd. has additionally been focusing on the development of e-bikes. The launch of the e160, an electrical mountain bicycle produced by Merida, brought on a stir within the world market three years in the past. The “e160 900E Electrical Full-Suspension Cross-Nation Mountain Bicycle,” which flaunted that climbing uphill would not be a burden, has grow to be a basic illustration of sports activities and leisure e-bikes and has received the Taiwan Excellence Silver High quality Award 2017. In 2020, Merida has launched the eONE-SIXTY and has as soon as extra received the Taiwan Excellence Silver High quality Award, because of its number of distinctive designs, together with a brand new carbon fiber body which is lighter and extra inflexible, in addition to a heat-conducting system to forestall the battery overheating.