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The system sets clear lower and upper bounds and defined characteristics, which can be either pros (+) or cons (–), or sometimes both (+/–), in which case it is a ›matter of taste‹ and should be left to the individual customer.
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»On the bars, inaccurate« if there is an accurate display of battery charge status on the battery itself, but only a voltage-based, inaccurate display on the handlebars. »inaccurate« if there is an accurate display of battery charge level neither on the handlebars nor on the battery itself.
+ positive rating, if regenerative braking function present + positive rating, if remaining range readout present + positive rating, if one key is used for both bike lock and battery lock + – positive/negative rating, if license plate and insurance are compulsory +– p – negative rating, if all-weather equipment such as lighting, mudguards or carrier rack are absent.
The criteria for highlighting particular features of a bike are formalised by ExtraEnergy, so as to improve readability, and they are the same for every product category.