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Accell Group NV CEO departure

Post by LockH » Feb 10, 2017 12:09 pm

Accell Group NV announces the departure of René Takens, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman of the Board of Directors.:
http://www.bike-eu.com/home/nieuws/2017 ... s-10128871

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18 years of leadership

In these 18 years of leadership by the now 62-year-old Takens, Accell Group has grown into a leading multinational in the bicycle and e-bike sector. He can also be regarded as the one that pushed electric bicycles to great heights. Within Accell he made investments available for the development of the company’s own ION e-bike drive systems. Currently e-bikes account for over 40% of Accell Group’s total turnover of about 1 billion euro.
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Re: Accell Group NV CEO departure

Post by Hillhater » Feb 10, 2017 7:21 pm

.. :lol: I love their super relavent choice of words....
.......He can also be regarded as the one that pushed electric bicycles to great heights.......
..maybe he should have advocated for more powerful Ebikes, so that he didnt have to push them up those great heights ! :lol:
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Re: Accell Group NV CEO departure

Post by LockH » Aug 28, 2017 2:02 pm

Deutsch sprechen? Mehr über den Accell ION Drive:
http://ebike-news.de/psssst-e-bike-pionier-accell/9616/

Includes:
Instead of working with manufacturers from the PRC as before, Accell has found a new partner for the heart of the engine, the engine itself, with Yamaha.
... and:
Surveys have shown that the noise level of the e-bike drive is an enormous factor in the purchase decision, especially for leisure drivers. Therefore, Sparta has invested a lot in testing equipment to run its version of a mid-engine as quietly as possible.

For the ION there is now a separate motor cover, which is to shield a large part of the noise produced inside. In addition, Accell changed the cream design of the Sparta E-Bikes. The suspension of the ION is also re-designed for the new model year, just like the connection between the engine and the chain guard. The interplay and arrangement of the innards of the drive are new and the control by the ION software has been adapted solely with the aim of reducing engine noise.
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Re: Accell Group NV CEO departure

Post by fechter » Aug 28, 2017 2:21 pm

I had to look it up, since the name wasn't really ringing any bells:

Accell Group N.V. focuses internationally on the mid-range and higher segments of the market for bicycles and bicycle parts and accessories. The company has leading positions in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Finland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. In Europe, Accell Group is market leader in the bicycle market measured in turnover. Accell Group’s best known brands are Haibike (Germany), Winora (Germany), Batavus (Netherlands), Sparta (Netherlands), Koga (Netherlands), Lapierre (France), Ghost (Germany), Raleigh and Diamondback (UK, US, Canada), Tunturi (Finland), Atala (Italy), Redline (US), Loekie (Netherlands) and XLC (international).

Accell Group and its subsidiaries employ approximately 3,000 people in eighteen countries worldwide. The company has production facilities in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Hungary, Turkey and China. Accell Group products are sold in more than seventy countries. The company’s head office is located in Heerenveen (the Netherlands). Accell Group shares are traded on the official market of Euronext Amsterdam and are included in the Amsterdam Small Cap index (AScX). In 2016, Accell Group sold around 1.5 million bicycles and recorded profitable turnover of over € 1 billion.
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Re: Accell Group NV CEO departure

Post by LockH » Aug 28, 2017 3:54 pm

fechter wrote:I had to look it up, since the name wasn't really ringing any bells:
ACK! Master Fechter! ES "Search found 91 matches: +accell"!!!

... including December, 2011 Accell Group buys Currie Technology:
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =3&t=34824

July, 2016 Dutch bike maker Accell benefits:
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =3&t=82094

From that 2016 item:
Despite the bad weather in the Netherlands and abroad, e-bike sales were up 39% on the same period in 2015, the company said in a statement. E-bikes now account for 43% of the company’s total sales.
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Re: Accell Group NV CEO departure

Post by Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh » Sep 03, 2017 11:30 pm

fechter wrote:I had to look it up, since the name wasn't really ringing any bells:
it wuz cute in a audi r8 sort of way(??) watching deWeekoks of deSphere who have sold multi-tens of ebikes out of the outback of their garage,
berate belittle & lecture on here an acell contractor on how they should run their business.
Rakesh was also instrumental in designing the brushless motor for the Accell group based in Netherlands. This engine is being produced more than 100,000 units per year in China, based on the manufacturing blueprint laid out by Rakesh.
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