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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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An E.Bike Design for the Fourth Generation Bike-Sharing Services

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World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6(1), 58-63;
Published: 29 March 2013
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Bicycle sharing systems have proven their value towards urban sustainable mobility. Appropriate design of bikes for this application is fundamental for bike-sharing systems viability. A new e.Bike was designed for the specific application of bike-sharing. This bike model has a significant number of new features that improve the user experience through an adequate position of motor, as well as the addition of new functions such as the locking of the bike and rider safety. At the same time the reduction of number of parts and the use of new materials, contribute to the viability of this e.Bike model and the associated bike-sharing system.
Keywords: Bicycle; Fleet; Intelligent; Mobility; Safety Bicycle; Fleet; Intelligent; Mobility; Safety
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Meireles, R.; Silva, J.; Teixeira, A.; Ribeiro, B. An E.Bike Design for the Fourth Generation Bike-Sharing Services. World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6, 58-63.

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