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In this interview, we talk to Dominik Fries (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dominik-fries-6b34a662/) the head of business development of the mobility startup Evum Motors (https://www.evum-motors.com/). Evum Motors provides electronic powered vehicles for transportation in rural Africa. The small delivery truck has a range of 100-200km, with all-wheel drive, for a payload of up to one metric ton. The solar panels on top of the drivers’ cabin can extend this range by approx. 10 km.

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The idea of this truck was developed at Technical University Munich, together with local universities in Africa (https://www.acar.tum.de/index.php?id=5&L=0)
There are several adaptations of the model, which can be deployed for different purposes (transportation of euro pallet, cooling unit, snow cleaning, medical station, road maintenance, transportation of up to 10 people and much more).

You can pre-order here: https://www.evum-motors.com/reservierung/

The car will be available in Africa 2021 and they target Latin America as a next step.

Evum Motors is looking for investors for their Series A.

This interview is part of a series of interviews done at the Aufschwung Messe in Frankfurt, one of the large startup and entrepreneur fairs in Germany, with the backing of multiple sponsors and public institutions. You can learn more about the fair here (German only): https://www.aufschwung-messe.de/ and don’t forget the founder of the fair, Burkhard. Burkhard runs one of Germany’s most frequented and renown business blogs, where he introduces his readers to one new business model a day in German, adding up to more than 7.750 in 5.00 days (almost 14 years). Learn more here https://www.best-practice-business.de/