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


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


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


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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Electric Mine 2020 Stockholm


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.  

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New official partner for Mongolia in Bodiz International Group

  Tembo 4x4 e-LV B.V.     17-12-2019  

Proud day as today Mr. Dulguun Baatarsukh from Bodiz International Group LLC from Mongolia visited our company and signed the distributorship agreement for distributing and servicing the Tembo 4x4 e-LV vehicles in Mongolia. Please contact them for enquiries from Mongolia:

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New Distributor GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH


Electric off-road vehicles (not only) for mining and tunnelling Tembo 4x4 e-LV now available worldwide Gelsenkirchen/Germany, Sept 24, 2019 The "green" revolution can no longer be stopped, not in the highly competitive mining and tunnelling industry anyway: load haul dumpers (LHDs) are already removing and reducing emissions through battery, tethered electric and stage V engines, and now it's time for light duty vehicles in the mining industry. Automotive manufacturers have impressively demonstrated in road passenger cars that switching from combustion engines to electric motors and batteries not only works, but is also very cost effective and environmentally friendly. However, hardly any manufacturer offers "real" off-road vehicles for productive use....

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Tembo 4x4 e-LV welcomes GB Electric Vehicles Pty Ltd as Australian partner


We had the pleasure to have Bill Dunlop over from Australia. Bill is the general manager of GB Electric Vehicles Pty Ltd in Orange, NSW. Highlight of the visit was the signing of the distributor contract so it's now offical that GB Electric Vehicles is the exclusive distributor for the Tembo 4x4 e-LV vehicle models, the Electric Cruiser & Electric HLX in Australia. On the photo Alexander Haccou(technical director Tembo) , Frank Daams(owner Tembo) & Bill Dunlop(GB EV)

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Arctic Trucks bets on electric pickup


Arctic Trucks bets on electric pickup During the opening of its brand-new facility outside Drammen, Arctic Trucks launched a "world premiere" Hilux rebuilt for electric operation. The off-road specialist believes in a significant market. For many Arctic Trucks is synonymous with some of the coolest "four-wheelers" available. Large wheels, wide bodywork and terrain features that make the cars particularly suitable for glacier expeditions and driving in Arctic regions are among the specialties of the brand. This year, the company which has its origins in Iceland, is celebrating 20 years in Norway. And this week, they moved into a brand new 3,300 (in the near future 4,300) square meter plant at Solbergmoen just outside Drammen....

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Open doors days on the 12th of January


Visit the open doors days on the 12th of January between 10-14hr. Welcome!  

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New design mining spec wiring harness


The Dutch-Australian connection: Tembo 4x4 e-LV & GB Auto checking the new design mining spec wiring harness from now as standard on all Tembo 4x4 e-LV vehicles, Well done guys !

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Tembo 4x4 e-LV at display at the DIMA 4x4 show in Lommel


In Dutch: Op 17 en 18 november vindt in de Soeverein Arena in Lommel voor de tweede keer het 4de internationale DIMA4x4 offroad salon plaats. Alle 4x4 specialisten en outfitters kan je bewonderen onder één dak. "Hier stellen we onze activiteiten aan het grote publiek voor met standhouders uit alle hoeken van Europa met activiteiten over gans de wereld. Van een Dessert challenge tot greenlanen in Polen of waar er ook maar een terrein ligt om met een 4x4 te overwinnen. Uniek aan de beurs is de voorstelling van de langverwachte NUL EMISSIE 4x4 van Lommelaar Frank Daams. Off road rijden en het milieu zullen elkaar hierdoor nog meer vinden op het terrein. Bijzonder is ook de voorstelling van outdoor en Noorse warmte kledij."  's Werelds eerste elektrische 4x4 is te zien op de DIMA 4x4 beurs. Frank...

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Installing 2 extra workspaces in our workshop


It is now exact 2 years ago that our first prototype was introduced underground and today we are installing 2 extra work spaces with lifts to facilitate the increase of production capacity for the Tembo 4x4 e-LV vehicles.

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Tembo 4x4 e-LV arrived in Australia!


The first zero emission, battery powered Tembo 4x4 e-LV arrived in Australia!

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The Tembo 4x4 e-LV arrived in Canada


The Tembo 4x4 e-LV arrived in Canada at Acces in Rouyn-Noranda. We are very proud to have these nice bunch of people as our partner's. Ready to change Canadian underground mining. 

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Student trailday


Two weeks ago we had 6 students visiting us during a company trialday: This was a mutual acquaintance between promising young people and our innovative products. We gave these students an insight in different departments of our company. For example in product development, warehousing, engineering and in our workshop. The students got a good impressing of what we do in customization and maintenance on offroad vehicles and of the developments in electrical vehicles for mining.  We hope to see them again in the future for an internship or after their study for a job at Tembo 4x4!

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Meet us at the Euro Mine Expo in Skelleftea (Sweden)


Euro Mine Expo in Skellefteå.

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Loading 2 Tembo 4x4 e-LV's for transport to Canada


Loading 2 Tembo 4x4 e-LV's for transport to Canada  

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Great Dutch report by Omroep Brabant


Watch video below of the report of Omroep Brabant for the Booming Brabant show of 26-04-2018.

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First Tembo 4x4 e-LV operational at Boliden Tara Mine


The world's first battery powered Tembo 4x4 e-LV, the electric Land Cruiser ,is delivered and operational! I like to thank Boliden Tara Mine in Ireland for the opportunity and support. Electric vehicles and machines are the future at Tara mine. Last but definitely not least, big thanks to the Tembo 4x4 e-LV team

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Launch of the Tembo 4x4 e-LV EVO 2! Read the report of the day below


The Tembo 4x4 e-LV EVO2 is the second edition of worlds’ first zero emissions electric light vehicle for mining featuring a completely new drivetrain and energy management system. Frank Daams, CEO of FD 4x4 Centre: ‘Using all the data and feedback collected during the testing phase we can offer a vehicle that is even more robust, smoother to drive and better suited to the conditions in the mining industry.’ February 21st, the new vehicle was unveiled at the headquarters of FD 4x4 Centre in Bergeijk, the Netherlands, in front of an international audience. Representatives of the mining industry, clients, suppliers and the staff who has worked to design and built this new vehicle were able to drive the vehicle and discuss the technical aspects of the vehicle. The new drivetrain of the Tembo 4x4 e-LV has been...

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