E-bikes trump electric cars in climate change battle, says research group

The Bicycle Association, supported by Transport for Quality of Life, says that e-bikes are more cost effective

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E-bike grants are a more cost effective way of brining about climate change, an industry group has said.

The Bicycle Association, backed up with research from consultancy Transport for Quality of Life, will share its findings at an All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group meeting at the houses of parliament on Monday July 8.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.