International news

volkswagen headlights

New light shines on bikes

Volkswagen will soon release new headlight that will do away with high-beam settings, and can highlight a bike ahead on a dark road by shining extra light on it.
French bike plan

French speak out for bikes

The French Government announced a massive $350million fund to roll-out new bike infrastructure over the next seven years, in a bid to triple cycling by 2024
VW cargo-bike

As cars go, VW goes cargo

German car giant Volkswagen has shocked the industry with the introduction of a 3-wheeled cargo e-bike as a solution for the mobility challenges of tomorrow
Distracted pedestrian crossing the road

Distracted pedestrians close the gait

Many bike riders say they have developed a sixth sense to detect when walkers ahead of them are distracted by their phone, and now researchers have discovered why.

Car-free days for Edinburgh

Air quality concerns have led another European city – this time Edinburgh – to move to restrict motor traffic and switch commuter behaviour away from cars.

Strange tales from the black box

Many modern cars, and probably all future cars, will have a tiny data collection device that will record everything that the driver and the vehicle gets up to.
Eye tracking at intersections

Yes, they really don’t see you

Only half of drivers are scanning for bike riders and pedestrians when they make left turns at intersections, according to new research.

Brits set sights on cargo bikes

The UK government is loading up on cargo bikes as it seeks solutions for the congestion and pollution crises threatening the prosperity of its cities.
Jump e-bike owned by Uber

Uber bikes show cars the way

Imagine you have the Uber app on your iPhone, you are in a hurry to get from A to B, what do you choose? Car or bike?

Bikes great for business in Denmark

More bikes in the street is more than just a fashion trend – it is at the core productivity and growth – according to Denmark’s top business lobby.
Ford bike technology

Ford on board with bikes

Ford Europe has joined a growing list of car makers seeking to make peace with bike riders bike detection and behaviour change technology.
Lake Garda in Italy

Riding on the edge

So keen are the Italians to create a new iconic route for bike riders that they have gone right over the edge to make it a reality.