‘Electric Bike 45 km/h’ is a new generation of electric bicycle in Europe and belongs to the moped category. More and more people choose the Electric Bike 45 km/h as a healthy and greener alternative to the car. It is an ideal commuting solution for traffic jam and air pollution.
What is Electric Bike 45 km/h?
Electric Bike 45 km/h must comply to the type approval based on the EU 168/2013 regulations from January 1, 2018.
In the technical regulation (Regulation 168/2013), the European Union has categorized the Electric Bike 45 km/h as a moped.
EU 168/2013 Regulations
The following chart can help you distinguish the category of Electric bicycles in European Union Regulation 168/2013.
|Maximum Power Output||
25 km/h (Pedelec)
45 km/h (S-Pedelec)
|Pedal Assist or Throttle||
Pedal Assist Only
2, 3, 4 Wheels
Ref: Ebike Laws Around the World
What Is Speed Pedelec Regulations In European Region?
Ref: Moped – Wikipedia
Ref : What is the Legislation for Speed Electric Bikes in France?
What is the important requirement & test of S-Pedelec Lighting ?
E-bikes/pedelecs with CE marking and pedal assistance of up to 45 kmh/28 mph are subject to the Machinery Directive. Components which may only be replaced upon presentation of a valid test report . (ABE*, EC, ECE) or part certificate. Because speed pedelecs are classified as motor vehicles and subject to the EU Regulation no. 168/2013.
Headlight：With valid type approval, identical mounting position as well as EMC proof only.
Rear Light with brake light and licence plate light： if available
(With valid type approval and identical mounting position only, as far as tested in accordance with ECE regulation as well as EMC proof).
Therefore, qualified E-Bike headlights and E-Bike rear lights with brake lights and license plate lights should have E-mark and EMC certificates.
Where can I buy electric bike lights approved by EMC?
All BRIGHTSTARTW electric bicycle headlights with ECE R113 and R10 (EMC) E-mark certification have passed the most reliable TUV certification, and ensure your safety and reliability!
BRIGHTSTARTW E-mark electric bike and electric motorcycle lights (made in Taiwan) https://brightstartw.com/product-category/e-bike-e-moto-lights/
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