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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.

​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.

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Hövding CEO Fredrik Carling interviewed live on CNBC

Hövding CEO Fredrik Carling interviewed live on CNBC

News   •   Jan 27, 2017 20:12 GMT

“For centuries we’ve understood that the best way to protect your head is by wearing something on your head. And here we come, challenging that old truth”, Fredrik Carling, discusses the technology behind the world's first airbag for cyclists in an interview broadcast live on US Channel CNBC.

​Hövding CEO in London for a large conference on the changing face of road safety

​Hövding CEO in London for a large conference on the changing face of road safety

News   •   Jan 24, 2017 13:47 GMT

The Hövding CEO Fredrik Carling is presenting the world's first airbag for cyclists to a hundred delegates at a conference on the changing face of road safety in London on 24 January. The Road Safety Conference will focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by those involved in road safety in the UK.

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Growing interest in the Hövding in England

Growing interest in the Hövding in England

News   •   Sep 30, 2014 08:07 BST

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Time to prioritize bicycles instead of cars in cities

Blog posts   •   Jun 24, 2016 10:00 BST

​Cities have long been built up around and adapted for cars. Cars have been the prime means of transport for many years, and still are. Car drivers have long had a connected road and street network, adapted to the speed and expected volume of traffic. They are used to a uniform standard, functional signage, parking, petrol stations and other facilities designed to suit their needs.

​Tips for safe bicycling

​Tips for safe bicycling

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2016 10:00 BST

Bicycling is not just fun. Bicycling is also one of the best forms of everyday exercise. You getto where you are going in an environmentally friendly way, and you get fresh air and exercise for free.

Give a Beep: Media coverage so far

Give a Beep: Media coverage so far

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2016 10:00 BST

​A week has passed since Give a Beep was launched with a bang. The campaign has sparked major interest and huge media coverage during its initial week. Besides United Kingdom, Give a Beep has been featured in Germany, Norway, Sweden -- and China!

​On two wheels through the ages

​On two wheels through the ages

Blog posts   •   Jun 07, 2016 10:00 BST

Cycling is a pleasure and gives us a sense of freedom, and that is probably what has been the driving force behind the development we have seen over the years. The bicycle as a means of transport is growing in popularity and there are currently thousands of bikes to choose from. The bicycle is seeing a renaissance.

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