Aachen–With the introduction of the e.GO Cargo Mover, e.GO MOOVE GmbH is positioning itself in the growing market of new mobility concepts for transport and commerce.
The Cargo Mover is specially designed for delivery services and craftsmen and, thanks to the low-floor concept and the cubic design, offers an above-average interior space and very good accessibility.
In addition to the electric drive, the e.GO movers will also have a compact fuel cell range extender that virtually extends the locally emission-free range without limits.
The e.GO Mover platform will be one of the first vehicle platforms to be approved for highly automated driving (Level 4). The e.GO Mover, which was initially driven purely manually, is scalable up to highly automated driving.
The e.GO MOOVE will complete the homologation of the e.GO Mover in the vehicle classes M2 (People Mover) and N1 (Walk-in Mover) next year. The new assembly plant (Plant 3) in Aachen Rothe Erde will go into operation in the second quarter of 2020. In 2020, 250 e.GO movers from series production are to be delivered; in 2021, the production of over 2,000 e.GO movers is planned.
With the introduction of the new mover variant and the expansion of the product portfolio, the ownership structure of the e.GO MOOVE is also realigned. In this context, ZF will exchange its shares in e.GO MOOVE GmbH in early 2020 for shares in e.GO Mobile AG. The realignment creates greater synergies in the cooperation between the two companies. The successful cooperation in the development of solutions in the field of transport services for the mobility of the future with ZF as the main supplier for the electric drive, brakes and steering as well as technologies for automation will continue.
e.GO Mobile AG
e.GO Mobile AG was founded in 2015 by Prof. Dr. Günther Schuh founded as a manufacturer of electric vehicles. On the RWTH Aachen Campus, more than 450 employees use the unique network of the campus with its research facilities and over 400 technology companies. Agile teams are working on various inexpensive and particularly long-lasting electric vehicles for short-haul transport.
e.GO MOOVE GmbH
e.GO MOOVE GmbH, based on the RWTH Aachen Campus, was founded in 2018 by e.GO Mobile AG and Zukunft Ventures GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. The company develops people movers and shuttles and produces the Elektrokleinbus e.GO Mover in Aachen. Due to its low price, the electric minibus enables economical on-demand transport and extends the classic public transport offer.