Presto Project Rotterdam
In Rotterdam, 25 e-bikes (pedelecs) are being used as municipal vehicles. The conclusion of the initial evaluation is that:
“The potential of the E-bike is high among people who now travel by car, especially under car users with a commuter trip between the 9 and 19 kilometre. 60% think the Ebike is a transport means by which they can fulfil their commuter trip and 40% of the car users are planning to buy an electric bike in the future.
“The people who commute normally by car rated the experience with the tested E-bike high and the product almost always met their expectations. However, the willingness to pay the price for an E-bike is a drawback…”