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European Engineering

We are frequently asked why our headquarters are located in Munich and the production in Wroclaw, Poland. There are sound reasons for this decision. Munich is Germany’s strongest business location. The most important German groups are represented in “Isar Valley“. With laptop and lederhosen, Munich is playing in the Champions League, and not only soccer! It is an ideal location to offer and develop new mobility solutions.  And what about Wroclaw? As geographic centre of modern Europe, Wroclaw is the talent factory in engineering and high-tech. This is not only proven by the more than 140,000 students at the universities and academies of the city – the intensive influx of New Economy companies such as Amazon or Google underline Wroclaw’s development to the new high-tech and IT location in Eastern Europe. The direct international link is moreover of prime importance for us.

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Drivetrain – the technology Story

The characteristic centrepiece of a GOVECS scooter is the belt drive. We have based the entire drive system on it from the very beginning and spent tremendous amounts of time and testing for it. Now that we drove more than a million of test kilometres we are proud of this all-encompassing drive system, which makes a highly efficient energy utilization and an optimal interaction of the components possible and at the same time ensures unique driving experience. One of the crucial characteristics for accuracy, efficiency and time control of the drivetrain is the special angle of the magnetic Encoder-IC and a switch that is directly integrated in the die-cast motor housing. With that the torque is improved and the measurements can be carried out with a relative accuracy of +/- 1 LSB. This ensures a smooth control of the drive system during acceleration. When the driver actuates the throttle, this produces a flat power curve that is much more comfortable than the binary jerky movement of our competitors.