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