Strategic Management: A Bumpy Road Ahead for China’s Electric Bikes

 

Chris Cherry, civil and environmental engineering assistant professor, was interviewed for University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s publication Strategic Management  about electric bikes. Cherry cites multiple reasons as to why e-bikes, once shunned in China, have now caught on. “With the car prices still out of reach for many, e-bikes have become the Cadillacs of the working class. Equipped with removable batteries that can be charged easily at home or in the office, e-bikes are more like scooters and are classified as non-motor vehicles so they’re exempt from the motorcycle restrictions in force in a number of cities,” he cites in the article, “A Bumpy Road Ahead for China’s Electric Bikes.” To read the entire story, visit  http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/arabic/article.cfm?articleid=2751&language_id=1

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