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E-Bike Award 2014
2014-10-10 (Angela Budde)

The projects "Charge & Lock Cable for Pedelecs" and "elros - Electric mobility for Rostock" were awarded at this year's E-Bike Award ceremony at INTERMOT in Cologne.

E-Bike Award 2014

The E-Bike Award 2014 awarded the projects "elros - Electric mobility for Rostock" and "Charge & Lock Cable for Pedelecs" at INTERMOT in Cologne on 2 October 2014. Both projects were awarded
fourth place at this year's E-Bike Award ceremony.

For the second time after 2012 the best mobility concepts in the electric bicycle industry were 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.

elros - Electric mobility for Rostock
elros is an EnergyBus compatible fully automated pedelec rental system in Rostock, Germany. Since 6 June 2014, "elros" is launched. Under the slogan “Hin und weg mit Pedelec”, pedelecs are offered to interested users. The project is run within the EU-fundet project ELMOS (Electric Mobility in Smaller Cities). The award was handed over to M.Sc. Janette Heidenreich (Project manager of the pilot projects elros/Team mobility Management/Rostocker Straßenbahn AG)

For further information, please read the following articles:

>> Brochure - Case study ELMOS in Rostock

>> elros Pedelec rental scheme launched

Charge & Lock Cable for Pedelecs
The project "Charge & Lock Cable for Pedelecs" combines the functions of charging & locking in one single product – the Charge & Lock Cable. With the EnergyBus communication interface, hire systems are no longer tied to a single manufacturer. The award was handed over to Michael Götz (Product Development Manager/Tegernseer Tal Tourismus GmbH)

For further information, please read the following article:

>> EnergyBus CiA 454

About the Charging Infrastructure EnergyBus Pilot Scheme:

>> www.lade-infrastruktur.org

Further informatione on the E-Bike Award Ceremony: 

>> E-Bike Award 2014 went to Copenhagen

>> E-Bike Award 2014 ging nach Kopenhagen

Text & translation: Angela Budde

Picture: RWE Deutschland AG

10 October 2014