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​Hövding unveils new extra-visible and snug covers

​Hövding unveils new extra-visible and snug covers

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 09:24 BST

As the autumn/winter darkness approaches, it is more important than ever to be visible in traffic. Hövding, the company behind the renowned airbag for cyclists, has therefore taken its reflector accessories to the next level for its new autumn collection of covers – complete with a newly developed material with rainbow-coloured reflective qualities.

Give A Beep Awarded Bronze at Cannes

Give A Beep Awarded Bronze at Cannes

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2017 10:25 BST

​Hövding’s campaign Give A Beep has yet again earned itself a spot on the prize podium, this time for Best Mobile Campaign at Cannes Lions last week. The campaign has won several awards, and the Bronze at Cannes Lions was its eleventh international award.

​New study shows majority of Santander cyclists shun head protection

​New study shows majority of Santander cyclists shun head protection

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 13:08 BST

Research into cycling habits in the capital found that only 39% of those on Santander cycles wore a form of head protection. Comparatively, 73% of those who bring their own bike take measures to protect their head.

Hövding announces ‘future of cycling’ partnership with Justebikes

Hövding announces ‘future of cycling’ partnership with Justebikes

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 15:08 BST

Hövding, the revolutionary Swedish airbag for cyclists, announced a partnership with Justebikes, an online and in-store e-bike retailer. The partnership highlights the changing shift in cycling attitudes in the UK, with safety and convenience now the key focus points for urban cyclists.

​World’s first cycling airbag reaches 50,000 sales worldwide

​World’s first cycling airbag reaches 50,000 sales worldwide

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2017 10:09 GMT

Today Hövding, the manufacturer of the revolutionary airbag for cyclists, announced sales across the globe have reached 50,000 units since 2012. 2016 was a record year for Hövding, with sales more than double between September and December compared to last year.

​The Hövding airbag provides up to eight times better protection than regular bicycle helmets

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2016 07:40 BST

Researchers at Stanford University highlight the airbag for cyclists by the Swedish company Hövding, and found in a study that the thickness and stiffness of the Hövding helmet is "near perfect" in terms of protecting against concussion and head injuries caused by accidents.

150 million views: Viral success for Swedish airbag for bicyclists

150 million views: Viral success for Swedish airbag for bicyclists

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2016 14:32 BST

A video about Hövding, the Swedish-designed airbag for bicyclists, has in just a few days gone viral with more than 150 million views. It was London-based Viral Thread that on its own initiative made a video with clips about Hövding. The video has spread with the force of an avalanche and has started debates and threads with hundreds of thousands of comments around the world.

100Million Challenge Puts Hövding On The Global Map

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2016 07:18 BST

​Earlier this year, Mynewsdesk launched their #100Million Reach Challenge, setting themselves the task of reaching 100 million people with a campaign for one of their customers. Hövding were selected and the result was Give a Beep, a campaign which saw London's cyclists report potential or actual hazards on the city’s roads directly to the mayor, Sadiq Khan, via a digital button.

 London cyclists use digital button to mark hazards in traffic   - while simultaneously sending emails to the Mayor of London in real-time

London cyclists use digital button to mark hazards in traffic - while simultaneously sending emails to the Mayor of London in real-time

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2016 08:00 BST

With their unique airbags for urban cyclists, the Swedish company Hövding has revolutionized the cycling world. Now, the company wants to help turn London into a cycle-friendly city. By using a digital button, cyclists will be giving a beep to show the Mayor of London that dangerous streets are in great need of improvement.

Hövding enters strategic alliance with Japanese airbag manufacturer Nihon Plast

Hövding enters strategic alliance with Japanese airbag manufacturer Nihon Plast

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2015 08:46 BST

The Swedish company Hövding, who plans for a listing on Nasdaq First North on June 16, has signed a strategic development and production agreement with the Japanese company Nihon Plast, one of the leading airbag manufacturers globally.

Will it pop? Innovative movies show how airbag for cyclists work
Harvard Business School use Hövding as case study
The airbag for cyclists has been developed into Hövding 2.0
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Major flaws in the traditional cycle helmet

Major flaws in the traditional cycle helmet

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2014 07:00 BST

Swedish company Hövding awarded by the Epilepsy Foundation

Swedish company Hövding awarded by the Epilepsy Foundation

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2013 14:28 BST

Hövding is pleased to announce that the Epilepsy Foundation has awarded the Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence to Hövding (www.hovding.com) for the anticipated development of an Airbag Protection Helmet for People With Epilepsy. The SEAL comes with a $25,000 prize.

The invisible bicycle helmet showed its true colours – attracted great publicity