Electrical Systems for eBikes
1.1 This Standard covers the electrical system of eBikes powered by a lithium-based, rechargeable
battery. EBikes include both Electrically Power Assisted Cycle (EPAC – pedal assist) and non-pedal assist
1.2 Electrical systems as referenced in 1.1, may include onboard components and off board components
of eBikes. As a minimum, the electrical system consists of the drive unit, battery, battery management
system (BMS), interconnecting wiring, and power inlet. Any additional components or systems required to
demonstrate compliance are included based on the overall system application and risk.
1.3 Off board components include dedicated chargers for charging batteries that are removed from the
eBike during charging or dedicated chargers for charging batteries that are in place on the eBike during
1.4 This Standard does not cover the mechanical structure of the eBike unless specified otherwise.