Foreign industry information | TUV Rheinland assisted Segway-Nanbo electric scooter won the German eKFV certification
TUV Rheinland Group (hereinafter referred to as “TUV Rheinland”) delivered the German eKFV (Small Electric Vehicle Directive) certificate for two electric scooters to the Segway-Ninebot, a smart travel product company of Xiaomi Ecological Chain. . This is the eKFV certification, which is led by domestic companies, completes vehicle testing and submits applications in China, which indicates that TUV Rheinland has reduced the threshold for completing the certification work in China for electric scooter manufacturers. Dennis Hardholt, President of Segway-Nanbo Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Holger Huetz, Global Vice President of TUV Rheinland Transport Services Engineering and Type Approval, attended the ceremony at the TUV Rhein-Cologne headquarters.
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Holger Huetz (left), Vice President of TUV Rheinland Transport Services Engineering and Type Approvals, delivered the German eKFV certification for two electric scooters to Dennis Hardholt, President of Segway-Nanbo Europe, Middle East and Africa.
In the past two years, the small and stylish electric scooter has gradually become a popular tool for young people. Simple and lightweight design, in line with young people's pursuit of freedom, fashion personality.
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In 2018, the concept of sharing electric scooters rose and developed rapidly in Europe and the United States, driving the rapid growth of demand for electric scooters. Segway-Nanbo is currently one of the world's largest manufacturers of electric scooters, and is a major supplier of shared electric scooters in the United States, which has occupied the corner of the US market. The eKFV certification means that the Segway-Nanbo electric scooter has obtained a “passport” for entering the German market and has further strengthened its leading position in the global smart travel field as a certified company.
In June of this year, the German Ministry of Transport (KBA) approved small electric scooters and balancers on the road, but the products must comply with eKFV regulations. The eKFV regulation is a new regulation for small electric vehicles in Germany. It integrates the MobHV clause and increases the requirements for electric scooters and balancers, including technology, certification, compulsory insurance and driver age.
As one of the leading certification bodies accredited by the German Ministry of Transport, TUV Rheinland is also a leading EU-certified company in China and has helped Chinese autos, motorcycles and their parts companies apply for tens of thousands of EU certificates. TUV Rheinland has eKFV certification, which provides customers with a localized one-stop service, from pre-consultation and testing programs, to document templates, sample lists and regulatory requirements, to key points such as factory audits, certification testing and certificate applications. At the same time, the company will assist the enterprise to apply for eKFV certification. In addition, TUV Rheinland can also provide professional services for intelligent travel products including American Standards UL 2272 and UL 2271, Singapore LTA Registration, EU CE Certification, and prEN 17128 Testing.
In the future, TUV Rheinland will also cooperate with Ninebot Technology Co., Ltd. to carry out cooperation in CE certification, prEN 17128 testing and UL certification in the world. As a leading international third-party testing, inspection and certification organization, TUV Rheinland has been deeply involved in the automotive industry for more than 100 years. With its global service network, professional team and technical advantages, TUV Rheinland will continue to help customers fully grasp the new and authoritative Market information and regulatory trends, and provide a convenient one-stop solution to ensure that customers remain competitive in a constantly changing market. (PR Newswire)