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Ultra Motor / A2B bankruptcy

Ultra Motor Ltd, which manufactures and sells the A2B electric bike, has filed for the UK equivalent of bankruptcy reports Bike EU. Ultra Motor was founded in 2003 to develop drive-trains and power electronics technologies for electric vehicles. In September 2008, Ultra Motor launched its first product line in the United States – the A2B read more »

Case study: Build Bikes in USA or Taiwan?

I’m a big fan of Joan Denizot and what she’s doing with her Super Sized Cycles business, which sells bikes designed specifically for larger people. From her website she sells a variety of models, some of which are handmade for her business in Iowa with assembly at her shop in Vermont. She’s making money, but read more »