The market for e-bikes is growing as delivery companies, bike sharing businesses, and individual riders around the world increasingly turn to e-bikes for transportation, exercise, to save money and to help the environment invest in e-bikes.
Different countries and states are at different stages in the process of defining e-bikes, passing legislation and establishing safety standards. Knowing the rules for the region where you intend to sell your product is a challenge, but understanding global trends as standards are in flux will give you a competitive advantage. QIMA can help with physical, mechanical and laboratory tests to ensure the quality and safety of your e-bikes.
E-bike quality and safety standards include many of the existing requirements for bicycles and electronics, as well as new considerations. Specific requirements for Europe are as follow:
EN 15194 under the Machine Directive
All related standards referenced in EN 15194
QIMA has global experience inspecting and testing bicycles, electronics and e-bikes. We can tell you whether your product measures up by testing it in accordance with applicable standards and with customer-specific requirements. In addition to testing products ready for production, we also offer tests for the product development phase – helping you stay on the safe side right from the start.
QIMA performs the following tests for e-bikes to ensure that they meet the quality and safety standards of your destination market:
Safety tests may include (market specific):
QIMA is also able to award quality and safety test marks that set your brand apart from others:
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