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E-Bike Award 2014 went to Copenhagen

RWE and ExtraEnergy awarded best pedelec concepts at INTERMOT in Cologne.

The Danish project "GoBike" convinced the jury with user and service friendliness. The second and third place went to Styria and Ludwigsburg.

The E-Bike Award 2014 was awarded to the project "GoBike" in Copenhagen. The pedelec rental scheme from Denmark convinced independent jury with its user and service friendliness. The second and third prices went to projects from Styria (Austria) and Ludwigsburg (Germany).

For the second time after 2012 the best mobility concepts  in the electric bicycle industry have been awarded to projects that integrate electric bikes in everyday mobility and/or the tourism sector.

The award ceremony was held as part of the LEV Conference, the most important international gathering of the Light Electric Vehicle industry in Cologne, Germany. The conference was part of the INTERMOT, the leading international trade fair for motorcycles.

The best pedelec concepts were chosen by the German County Association, ExtraEnergy e.V., the German Cycling Federation, Tourismus NRW e.V., ElektroBike magazine, bike manufacturer Diamant, Atelier Papenfuss (industrial design), RWE and fair partner INTERMOT.

Finally, the award went to the project „GoBike International“. The system, which is connected via its software with public transport, responds to a large extent to the needs of its users and enables to explore the city multimedia-based.The award came with €5,000 prize money.

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€2,000 prize money went to "Energie Steiermark" for the project "Take the E-Bike to the S-Bahn". The Austrians offer commuters a special ticket: For €185 extra per year, the customer receives a rental pedelec, that can be used without restrictions. In this way, already 300 Pedelecs are in use.

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Third place at this year's E-Bike Award went to the city of Ludwigsburg with its project "Ludwigsburg Bike".The city receives a prize money of €1,000. Here, the jury was convinced by the progress that the project made within a short time. After initially only city employees took advantage of the pedelecs, the city installed a public rental scheme, in cooperation with associations and local institutions. Meanwhile, the pedelecs are even offered at local bicycle stores.

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The 4th awards went to the projects:

  • elros - Electric mobility for Rostock
For further information, please read the following articles:

>> Brochure - Case study ELMOS in Rostock

>> elros Pedelec rental scheme launched
  • e-Velolink
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  • Charge & Lock Cable for Pedelecs
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  • One-Button-Use-E-Bike
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  • E-Bike Region Black Forest
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Copy: RWE Deutschland AG, ExtraEnergy e.V.

Translation: Angela Budde

Picture: Jörg Mettlach/RWE

10 Oktober 2014

Last update: 13 October 2014




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