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1 April 2021 – The KOGA PACE B10 and KOGA E-Nova EVO have been declared winners of a Red Dot Product Design Award. The two bikes were evaluated as having the best product design in the bicycles and bicycle accessories category. KOGA also won a Product Design Award for its PACE B05 Tokyo Edition last year. The 'Red Dot' represents international recognition for outstanding product design and quality. Products submitted are tested and evaluated by an international panel of expert judges.

HEERENVEEN - 10 March 2021 - The Batavus Dinsdag Exclusive Plus has been named Bicycle of the Year 2021 by the RAI Association. The Bicycle Awards were announced last Wednesday during the online presentation, organized by the RAI Association. Batavus also won the Bicycle of the Year election in 2020 with the Batavus Finez.

HEERENVEEN – 4 December 2020. As of 1 February 2021, Epco Vlugt will be the new Regional Director of Accell Benelux and Denmark. He succeeds Sten van der Ham, who has decided to leave the organization. Epco Vlugt remains closely involved in the further development of Velosophy.

HEERENVEEN (THE NETHERLANDS), 29 SEPTEMBER 2020. Bicycle manufacturer Accell Group today launches its new purpose with an online video featuring the company’s own staff showing how cycling moves the world forward. Accell also announces that its plants in Heerenveen, which produce bicycles for the European market, are transitioning to solar energy in 2021. The move will result in a reduction of more than 1,100 tonnes in CO2 emissions each year. These initiatives are part of Accell’s sustainability policy, which is aimed at having all the company’s own production plants operating 100% on sustainable energy in 2030.

17 September 2020 – Today sees the launch of the Sparta d-Burst, with Accell dealers watching via a live stream. Through the introduction of its d-series (distance series), Sparta is focusing on a whole new target group, namely commuters cycling between their home and workplace. The d-Burst is available as both an e-bike and a speed pedelec with a total capacity of no less than 1125 Wh.