cleanmobile is becoming TQ
High-performance drives for e-bikes have a new name
Dr. Christian Becker, manager of the E-Mobility division of TQ Drives, explains the reasons. "For us, the name change is the next logical step of tying our drive or its perceived image to our parent company to a greater degree. TQ stands for ‘Technology and Quality’ and this is precisely what our drive combines. For this reason, we decided to use the power of the umbrella brand name even more." In addition, there are many technical reasons favoring forgoing the previous name. Dr. Becker continued, "The TQ drive system has continued developing in the last two years to an unbelievable degree and can no longer be compared with the original cleanmobile drive."
Even the market has often not been able to comprehend the previous boundary with respect to the TQ Group, says Dr. Becker. "Our clients and the media have been talking about the 'TQ motor' for a long time when they actually meant the 'cleanmobile drive'."
At the Eurobike bicycle fair in Friedrichshafen (31 August - 4 September 2016), the TQ Group will be presenting the newest model of their reference mid-drive motors TQ 120 S (for the sport area) and TQ 120 C (for the cargo bike market) with many changes including new solutions for connectivity and design integration.
TQ Drives stands for high-performance, high-efficiency electric drive solutions for light electric vehicles (LEVs). With the TQ 120 S and the TQ 120 C (120 Nm of torque and a maximum power of 920 W), TQ Drives supplies the most powerful production mid-drive motors for electric bikes (Pedelecs, S-Pedelecs and R-Pedelecs) as well as cargo e-bikes at this time. The motors are manufactured entirely in Germany.
TQ Drives is the E-Mobility Division of the TQ Group.
As an electronics service provider (E²MS supplier and CEM) TQ offers the complete range of services from development, through production and service right up to product life cycle management. The services cover assemblies, equipment and systems including hardware, software and mechanics. Customers can obtain all services from TQ on a modular basis as individual services and also as a complete package according to their individual requirements. Standard products such as finished microcontroller modules (minimodules), drive and automation solutions complete the range of services. Through the combination of electronics services and finished system components, TQ offers customer-specific products as ODM products and thereby addresses customers who would like to receive finished products and at the same time benefit from the advantages of a customer-specific solution. ODM products are provided on time and economically using a comprehensive solution kit. The kit includes finished electronic, mechanical and software components including certification and licenses.
The TQ Group employs approx. 1,400 colleagues at their 13 sites (11 x Germany, 1 x Switzerland, 1 x China).