EU Vote Limits Pedelecs to 250 Watt

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Yesterday afternoon the European Parliament voted on the new type approval legislation on two- and three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles. The Parliament decided to keep the original European Commission proposal: only pedelecs with a maximum speed of 25 km/h and 250 watts power will remain exempt from motorbike regulation.
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if you ever wondered why such low power and speed, here’s an explanation of earliest incidence of regulation. Of course, this begs the question was it:

Faceless bureaucrat?

Or obstruction by car lobby?

Or big bike manufacturers not wanting any challenge?

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