When will my VanMoof be delivered?

Vanmoofer
6 min readFeb 25, 2023

If you ordered a VanMoof bike last year, you may still be waiting for delivery. There are many reasons for this delay, as the world of mobility has undergone a transformation in recent years, with a move towards clean energy sources such as solar, wind, and water. While this process is not new, it has accelerated greatly since 2019.

Tesla became a pioneer of this transformation in the automobile industry by proving that electric vehicles are an alternative to internal combustion engine vehicles, and by making them attractive to consumers.

With a computer on wheels, autonomous driving features, and OTA updates that bring new features each time, coupled with a decrease in prices, demand for electric vehicles has increased. Sales of battery-powered vehicles have risen. Other electric vehicle manufacturers, as well as traditional car companies, have followed suit, leading to a surge in demand for chips and batteries needed for production.

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has also had a negative impact on production and logistics, leading to longer waiting times for many products, including bicycles. With lockdowns forcing people to engage in more personal activities, cycling has become a popular pastime, leading to a surge in sales of both regular bicycles and e-bikes. However, the long waiting times for delivery have been an added issue.

I can remember, when the S3/X3 was first introduced and when I placed my order immediately after the presentation, the total waiting time for…

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