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Hövding 3 - successfully certified and launched to market

Hövding 3 - successfully certified and launched to market

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 08:35 GMT

September 12th Hövding 3 was launched to market after four years of development. The product has, prior to this, received CE approval and been in production during 8 weeks. The market response to the product has been more than satisfactory. Read the Interim Report Third Quarter in attached pdf.

​The safest cycle helmet in the world is now even smarter

​The safest cycle helmet in the world is now even smarter

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 10:00 BST

The third generation of Hövding’s unique airbag for urban cyclists is now being launched. It is the biggest move yet for the Swedish innovation company. After four years of research and development, the new Hövding is easier to use, can be adjusted in size, has advanced airbag technology and is equipped with Bluetooth for functions such as ICE to contact next-of-kin in the event of an accident.

Ready for launch of Hövding 3

Ready for launch of Hövding 3

Press releases   •   Aug 20, 2019 07:37 BST

Hövding Interim report second quarter April- June 2019 Read the report in attached pdf.

Hövding provides the best protection according to orthopaedics and trauma experts

Hövding provides the best protection according to orthopaedics and trauma experts

Press releases   •   Jun 17, 2019 04:17 BST

The German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU) recommends cyclists wear the Swedish innovation Hövding – an airbag for cyclists. The experts point out in a press release that the airbag also protects the cyclist’s neck and a large proportion of their face.

​Hövding still the best by far in cycle helmet test

​Hövding still the best by far in cycle helmet test

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2019 09:34 BST

The results of Sweden’s big annual bicycle helmet test by insurance company Folksam are in, and Hövding’s airbag remains the best head protection for cyclists, coming in first place in all tests. Hövding still gets the best results by far in terms of shock absorption and oblique impact.

Strong start to 2019 for Hövding

Strong start to 2019 for Hövding

Press releases   •   May 08, 2019 08:30 BST

Hövding are off to a strong start in 2019. The number of helmets sold during the first quarter increased by 135% compared with the same period last year. Read Hövding Interim Repor First Quarter - January-March 2019.

International growth contributes to a continued strong sales increase in 2018

International growth contributes to a continued strong sales increase in 2018

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2019 11:03 GMT

2018 was a very good year for Hövding with a growth of +63%. The year’s key markets, Sweden, Denmark and Germany, have all experienced strong growth. Above all, it’s interesting to see how positive the development has been in Germany. Sales in that market increased in 2018 by +96%, and in the second half of the year by as much as +118%.

​Hövding launches partnership with leading UK bicycle retail chain

​Hövding launches partnership with leading UK bicycle retail chain

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 08:29 GMT

Hövding Sverige AB (publ) launches partnership with leading UK bicycle retail chain Cycle Republic. Hövding will be introduced to their flagship store and online ahead of this year’s Christmas trading, with further introduction into the remaining Cycle Republic stores during 2019.

Another strong quarter for Hövding

Another strong quarter for Hövding

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 14:30 GMT

​130,000 of Hövding’s airbags for cyclists are now in circulation on our roads, with almost 20,000 sold in the last three months. More and more people choose to stay safe in traffic by wearing a Hövding, and this is evident in the company’s third quarter interim report.

​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.

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