10 reasons why the pedelec will catch on as a form of transport.
CO2 emissions can be reduced even further with the use of electricity from renewable sources. 0.3 m2 of solar panels installed on a central European house roof provides sufficient electricity with which to ride a pedelec 5000 km.
1. Space-efficient to park
2. More mobility in less space
3. Comfortable, cheap and faster
4. Emissions saving
6. Mobility enhancing
7. Health enhancing
8. Energy efficient
10. Climate targets
These reasons have been compiled together among the Go Pedelec consortium and are listed in order of importance from a municipal point of view. Within the Go Pedelec! consortium the municipalities or organizations of the following cities are represented: Naples (IT), Graz (AT), Miskolc (HU), Stuttgart (de) and Utrecht (NL).
Copy: Hannes Neupert, Antje Hopf, prepared within the EU GoPedelec! project: GoPedelec! Handbook (German version)
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Translation: Peter Eland (www.electricbikemag.co.uk)
Pictogram: Moritz Grünke
Online release: Angela Budde
6 December 2012