London one step closer to Li-ion powered 'Boris Bike' network

By Josie Shillito
Published: Friday, 05 June 2015

London's prospective adoption of Li-ion battery-powered bikes will not affect global demand for Li-ion batteries on its own, but the presence of city bike schemes worldwide suggests there is great scope for expansion.

Transport for London (TFL) has received its pre-qualification bids for the supply of electric bikes (e-bikes) to the UK capital, throwing more demand and publicity onto the already burgeoning market demand for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries worldwide.

To be trialed in the London Borough of Haringay, the e-bikes would be run...

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