On 30 August 2012, the organizations ZVEI e.V., ZIV e.V. and BATSO e.V. announced their plans to work on an Europe-wide safety standard for LEV batteries.
The organizations "Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V. (ZVEI)", "Zweirad-Industrie-Verband e.V. (ZIV)" and "Battery Safety Organization (BATSO e.V.)" announced their collaboration on 30 August 2012. The aim of the collaboration is to release Europe-wide safety standards for LEV batteries.
These Europe-wide safety standards will be based on the existing BATSO Standard.
>> BATSO - Safe and unsafe Batteries
On the long run, the intention is to release a worldwide safety standard for Li-Ion batteries of LEVs.
The presentations of the press conference are available in German language:
>> Hannes Neupert (1. Vors. BATSO e.V.): Battery Safety Organization (BATSO e.V.) (PDF)
>> Otmar Frey (GF Fachverband Batterien ZVEI e.V.): Sicherheit der Batterien von E-Bikes (PDF)
>> Siegfried Neuberger (GF ZIV e.V.): Sicherheitsanforderungen an Batterien von E-Bikes (PDF)
Copy and picture: Angela Budde
30 August 2012