Why choose Tembo electric light vehicles

  01-12-2021  

Why choose Tembo electric light vehicles Electric light vehicles offer mining companies an effective way to cut their carbon emissions. Unlike petrol or diesel engine vehicles, EVs don’t produce any greenhouse gases. This makes them an excellent choice for working in enclosed spaces such as underground mines. However, finding the right electric vehicle for mining isn’t easy. Mines often have some of the harshest working conditions around. EVs should be tough enough to withstand the wear and tear in such environments. Tembo e-LVs are built to do exactly that. The Electric Cruiser and Electric HLX are as strong and durable as their original Toyota counterparts. However, they’re more environmentally friendly thanks to their emissions-free E-Drive motors. What is Tembo electric light vehicles (e-LVs)? Tembo e-LVs are electric vehicles...

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We are Hiring!

  19-10-2021  

We are Hiring! We are growing fast which means we are hiring on all departments, so this is your chance to work at Tembo! View our vacancies at https://www.tembo4x4-elv.com/Careers-Jobs

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Tembo e-LV at Transport Compleet 2021 Gorinchem

  08-10-2021  

Tembo e-LV at Transport Compleet 2021 Gorinchem Big thanks to everyone who attended at the Transport Compleet exhibition in Gorinchem. It was great to see and hear all the enthousiasm about our products and to talk about it in real life again.

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Electric Vehicles vs Hybrid Vehicles: Which is the Better Choice?

  15-09-2021  

Electric Vehicles vs Hybrid Vehicles: Which is the Better Choice? Electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles are two popular options for business owners looking to change their company’s fleets. Both vehicles provide practical and economic benefits that make switching fleets worthwhile. The only question is which one of them would fit best with the organisation’s operations.   In this article, we’ll discuss what electric and hybrid vehicles are. We’ll also show the different advantages and disadvantages of owning one over the other.  What are electric vehicles? A battery-operated E-drive motor replaces the internal combustion engine in electric vehicles. Electric vehicles (EVs) do away with petrol and diesel engines in favour of an electric motor. This allows them to run purely on electricity instead of traditional...

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Electric Cruiser at Minexpo Las Vegas

  12-09-2021  

Electric Cruiser at Minexpo Las Vegas We are thrilled to announce our participation as an exhibitor at Minexpo Las Vegas from September 13th to 15th, 2021. We will be accompanied by Tembo e-LV B.V. team as well as VivoPower to present you the electric cruiser , the new standard in mining mobility!

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5 year anniversary of the Electric Cruiser

  22-07-2021  

5 year anniversary of the Electric Cruiser 5 years ago we presented the very first Tembo 4x4 e-LV Electric Cruiser, time flies!  

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VivoPower Announces $29m Mongolian Distribution Deal for Tembo e-LVs

  20-07-2021  

VivoPower Announces $29m Mongolian Distribution Deal for Tembo e-LVs Leading Mongolian automotive distributor Bodiz International Group LLC intends to purchase 350 electric light vehicle conversion kits from VivoPower subsidiary Tembo e-LV B.V over the next 5 years. VivoPower estimates the value of the Distribution Agreement to be US$29m. The Distribution Agreement marks the Company’s fourth major distribution deal across four continents. VivoPower is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a definitive agreement with Bodiz International Group for Bodiz to distribute electric light vehicles (e-LVs) in Mongolia using e-LV conversion kits from VivoPower’s wholly-owned subsidiary Tembo. Under the agreement, Bodiz intends to purchase 350 Tembo e-LV conversion kits through December 2026. The Company estimates these...

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VivoPower Announces Binding LOI for EV Conversion Partnership with Toyota Australia

  22-06-2021  

VivoPower Announces Binding LOI for EV Conversion Partnership with Toyota Australia VivoPower is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited (“Toyota Australia”) to create a collaboration program between VivoPower and Toyota Australia for electrification of Toyota Landcruiser vehicles using conversion kits designed and manufactured by VivoPower’s wholly-owned electric vehicle subsidiary, Tembo e-LV B.V. (“Tembo”). The binding LOI sets out the terms for the purchase of preliminary goods and services and the basis upon which a Master Services Agreement (“MSA”) is expected to be finalized to govern an electric vehicle conversion partnership between VivoPower and Toyota Australia. Final terms of the MSA are under negotiation, but upon completion, it is intended that...

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VivoPower Completes $120M Definitive Canadian Distribution Agreement for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles

  17-06-2021  

VivoPower Completes $120M Definitive Canadian Distribution Agreement for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles Leading Canadian industrial equipment distributor Acces Industriel Mining Inc. intends to purchase 1,675 electric vehicle conversion kits over five-plus years, marking VivoPower’s second major distribution agreement for Tembo e-LV products. VivoPower has signed a definitive agreement with Canadian industrial equipment distributor Acces Industriel Mining Inc. for Acces to distribute electric light vehicles in Canada, using e-LV conversion kits from VivoPower’s wholly-owned subsidiary Tembo e-LV B.V. Under the agreement, Acces intends to purchase 1,675 Tembo e-LV conversion kits between now and December 2026. The Company estimates these orders to be worth US$120m in total value over the next five-and-a-half years, with a delivery...

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Seven Benefits of Using Electric Vehicles

  15-06-2021  

Seven Benefits of Using Electric Vehicles Electric vehicles (EVs) can benefit your company in so many ways. As zero-emission vehicles, EVs can help significantly reduce particulate levels in your workplace. They can certainly fast-track your organisation’s carbon emissions reduction targets. Financially, EVs can also benefit your company’s bottom line. They can help save you a lot of money on petrol and diesel fill-ups. You also won’t have to worry about regular oil changes and maintenance.  Here are 7 advantages to using electric vehicles for your company:  1. It’s economical to own an electric vehicle  One of the biggest challenges for early EV adopters was the high price of converting to electric vehicles. At the...

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VivoPower Announces Proposed $58m Nordic Distribution Deal for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles

  02-06-2021  

VivoPower Announces Proposed $58m Nordic Distribution Deal for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles Upon completion, Arctic Trucks Limited would commit to purchase 800 electric light vehicle conversion kits from VivoPower subsidiary Tembo e-LV B.V over the next 5 ½ years Arctic Trucks specialises in re-engineering and conversion of four-wheel drive vehicles for extreme conditions VivoPower estimates the value of the proposed agreement to be US$58m The proposed agreement would mark the company’s third major distribution deal across three continents VivoPower and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tembo e-LV B.V., have entered into a non-binding Heads of Terms with leading ruggedised vehicle converter Arctic Trucks for Arctic Trucks to convert and distribute Tembo electric light vehicles in Norway, Sweden, Iceland and...

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ISO Certification

  01-06-2021  

ISO Certification We’re excited to announce that we have once again passed our ISO9001 certification. This validation of our high standards proves how we take the quality of our work to the next level and how we’re committed to achieving these standards of excellence year after year. A certification audit covers all processes in the company, from providing information via quotation, to the satisfactory delivery of a vehicle. Our customers are our priority. The annual audit demonstrates the setup of a process and the operation of that process. This includes holding workshops and providing quality design & development, sales, management, quality assessment, customer service and workforce leadership. The past year has been a story of transformation for our team, with our processes changing significantly. Yet we remain...

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VivoPower Releases White Paper Exploring Total Cost of Ownership of Electric Light Commercial Vehicles

  24-05-2021  

VivoPower Releases White Paper Exploring Total Cost of Ownership of Electric Light Commercial Vehicles VivoPower, an international provider of turnkey decarbonisation solutions to industry, today released a white paper entitled “Assessing Total Cost of Ownership of Electric Light Commercial Vehicles,” which provides a framework for owners of commercial light vehicle fleets to evaluate the total cost of ownership (“TCO”) of converting to a fleet of electric light commercial vehicles.  The light commercial vehicle fleet segment is one of the largest and fastest growing in the fleet market, with the majority of those vehicles running on diesel fuel. Studies have shown that diesel vehicles have the greatest adverse effects on the environment per ton transported of any vehicle class.  Through...

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VivoPower Announces Proposed $120m Canadian Distribution Agreement for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles

  19-05-2021  

VivoPower Announces Proposed $120m Canadian Distribution Agreement for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles When finalised, Canadian industrial equipment distributor Acces Industriel Mining Inc. would commit to purchase 1,675 Land Cruiser electric conversion kits from VivoPower subsidiary Tembo e-LV B.V over the period to December 2026 VivoPower estimates the value of the Proposed Agreement to be US$120m The Proposed Agreement would mark the Company’s second major distribution deal, following the Australian distribution agreement executed with GB Auto in January 2021 VivoPower is now aiming to complete its build out of a global distribution network for Tembo conversion solutions by December 2021 VivoPower announced today that the company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tembo e-LV B.V. have entered into a non-binding Heads of Terms with Canadian industrial equipment distributor Acces Industriel Mining Inc....

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VivoPower Appoints Tembo Netherlands Managing Director

  04-05-2021  

VivoPower Appoints Tembo Netherlands Managing Director VivoPower is pleased to announce that Jos van der Linden has joined the Company in the role of Managing Director (Netherlands) for the Company’s electric light vehicle division, Tembo e-LV B.V. Mr. van der Linden is a seasoned executive who has spent his career at the forefront of vehicle electrification and renewable energy. For more than a decade, he worked for Spijkstaal Elektro, an innovative international company that was the first in the market to convert internal combustion engine cars into fully electric and serial electric hybrid vehicles. Mr. van der Linden has also been a leader in the development of many customer-specific, electrically driven solutions in various markets, with experience in battery technology, solar and wind energy applications. In addition to his years of experience delivering sustainable...

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VivoPower secures 100% ownership of Tembo e-LV B.V.

  02-02-2021  

VivoPower secures 100% ownership of Tembo e-LV B.V. Acquisition of residual 49% shareholding executed with planned capital injection into Tembo.  Deal funded from cash reserves and the issuance of 15,793 VivoPower shares. VivoPower is pleased to announce that, following board approval, we have completed the definitive acquisition of the remaining 49% of Tembo e-LV B.V. (“Tembo”). Tembo is a specialist battery-electric and off-road vehicle company that focuses on designing and building ruggedized light electric vehicle solutions for customers across the globe in the mining, infrastructure, utilities, government services (including defense, police vehicles and ambulances), game safari and humanitarian aid sectors. VivoPower previously acquired 51% of Tembo in October 2020 and recently announced a landmark distribution deal with its partner, GB Auto...

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Tembo e-LV/VivoPower enters Heads of Agreement with GB Auto

  23-12-2020  

Tembo e-LV/VivoPower enters Heads of Agreement with GB Auto Tembo e-LV/VivoPower enters Heads of Agreement with GB Auto for exclusive rights to distribute Tembo products With a new year on the horizon, we are excited to announce that we have inked a new deal. Effective today, we have entered a non-binding Heads of Agreement with Tembo e-LV B.V., GB Auto Group Pty Limited and GB Electric Vehicles Pty Ltd (collectively, GB Auto), in which the New South Wales-based GB Auto will be the exclusive Australia-wide distributor of the Tembo’s current core products. These include the Tembo 4x4 e-LV electric: Toyota Land Cruiser Toyota Hilux conversion kit. Should Tembo offer any additional products for sale during the proposed 7-year agreement term, GB Auto will have first right of refusal to their distribution rights in...

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VivoPower acquires 51% shareholding in Tembo 4x4 e-LV

  12-10-2020  

Late last month we announced that we signed a non-binding letter of intent to sell a 51% shareholding in Tembo e-LV B.V., a Netherlands-based specialist battery-electric and off-road vehicle company. We’re now very pleased to confirm we’ve signed a definitive agreement and are moving forward with the USD$4.7 million acquisition.   As we complete this exciting acquisition, Tembo will play an integral role in our sustainable energy solutions (SES) platform.   Tembo’s expertise suits our accelerated SES roll out  Tembo designs and develops a comprehensive fleet of customised electric vehicles (EVs), often for rugged applications. It services a diverse range of sectors, from mining, infrastructure and...

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New official partner for the African continent CPS Africa

  16-06-2020  

New official partner for the African continent CPS Africa Starting June 2020, CPS Africa - the Belgian branch of CFAO Automotive - will bring an electrifying automotive revolution to the African continent: the Electric Cruiser. Antwerp, June 16th, 2020 The challenges for the modern mining industry are clear: reducing health and safety risks in numerous mining sites, while gravely decreasing gaseous emissions - diesel particles in particular. The use of diesel powered vehicles in the mining industry is rapidly decreasing, and now there is a safer and cleaner solution available: the Electric Cruiser developed by Tembo 4x4 e-LV based in the Netherlands. More cost-effective and easier to replace, the fully electric powered vehicle has caught the innovative eye of mining specialists around the world. The Electric Cruiser is based on the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series model. Without a doubt...

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Electric Mine 2020 Stockholm

  17-02-2020  

Electric Mine 2020 Stockholm Visit our booth and meet us at the Electric Mine event on November 16&17 in Stockholm. Frank, Alexander & Paul will attend and looking forward to meet you. https://web-eur.cvent.com/event/43b430e6-9fdd-49b2-83a4-66e21ec9a8b5/summary  

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