Germany is a highly interesting market for Velove because of the strong ambitions to switch to sustainable energy and mobility. In their Energiewende and Verkehrswende programs, energy efficiency is a top priority. We have a piece of the puzzle to be able to reach ambitious targets, making part of last mile deliveries extremely energy- and resource efficient (15 times more energy efficient than electric vans) with several well known German customers such as Deutsche Post, DHL Express Germany and Hermes Germany. We are also in direct contact with German cities on methods to make city logistics as efficient and city friendly as possible.
Therefore, we are very happy to exhibit at the Hannover Messe, one of the worlds' largest trade fairs, 1-5 April 2019. This year, Sweden is partner country which will mean extra visibility for German-Swedish partnerships. We are happy to join the inauguration dinner on Sunday night together with Dr. Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
The team from Velove that will be present is Johan Erlandsson, Co-founder and CEO, Olow Swärd VP Sales and Marketing and Benjamin Georg, Country manager for Germany.
During the week we will make an exciting announcement about a new partnership with a German startup in the energy field.
City logistics seminar together with city and region of Hannover, Volkswagen, city logistics researcher Dr. Sönke Behrends, DHL and more. We will talk about the opportunities for cities to take an active role in city logistics via city hubs and containerisation. Congress center, room Bonn, 9.30-12
Pitching together with other Swedish companies, with Swedish Energy and Digital minister Anders Ygeman joining. Sweden Co-lab pavilion, Hall 27, stand H30, 12:00-13:00.
Swedish Energy Pavilion, Hall 12, Stand B49. There will be an Armadillo on the "road" and lots of other interesting Swedish companies
German pavilion, hannoverimpuls, Hall 16, Stand H03. We are happy to also co-exhibit with hannoverimpuls, showing our productive, energy efficient and city friendly last mile solution.
See you there! To book meetings, email email@example.com!
To simplify the shift from van based to e-cargobike based last mile delivery, Velove now introduces Velovers: trained and certified e-cargobike couriers.
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Almi Invest's GreenTech fund invests appr. € 0.4M in Gothenburg-based Velove Bike's energy efficient and city friendly solutions for city logistics. Idealist and a number of private investors also participate in the total investment of appr. € 1M. With proven hardware and the recent award "International Cargo Bike of the Year", Velove Bikes can, with the investment, now expand its operations.
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