Bavarian Curling

Bavarian Curling, also known as Ice Stock sport, is Southern Germany’s answer to long and cold winter evenings. Looking somewhat similar to the standard curling we’re already used to, Bavarian Curling dates as far back as 16th century as seen on this Peter Bruegel painting from 1565. Fast forward a few hundred years and this…

eCarTec 2013

eCarTec is a self proclaimed “most important international platform for electric mobility”. This year marked the 5th time this annual show has been put together for electric and hybrid enthusiasts alike. Organized at the Munich Trade Fair Center it covers 22,000 square meters of exhibition space and caters to over 12,000 visitors every year. Being…

Oktoberfesting

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest fair held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany since 1810. It runs 16 days from late September and ends on the first weekend of October during which millions of people visit, and millions of liters of beer is consumed. Growing up in the States I know that Oktoberfest is usually identified…

Munich Walking

Our GOVECS headquarters is located in beautiful Munich, Germany, but I rarely get to see the city as we plan our flights around spending as much time in the office as possible. However this one trip was different. Much different. And while you will see just why in tomorrow’s Oktoberfest post, today I will throw…

GOVECS at the Games

Taking part in actively promoting GOVECS electric mobility is a great opportunity to witness the smiles we put on people’s faces when they ride our scooters. People tend to approach us with a certain element of caution not knowing what to expect. “How does it work? Is it on, now? Ohh wow, it’s so quiet.”…

X Games Munich

GOVECS will have a pretty big presence at this years first ever X Games in Munich. We’ve got a test track where anyone can try out our electric scooters, all current models, and there’ll be a pretty cool GOVECS photo opportunity as well with a prize for the best photo taken. More on that later,…

Karma

Seeing a Fisker Karma in L.A. I probably wouldn’t even whip out my phone to snap a photo. I mean even Bieber has one! But we don’t get too many toys like that in Poland, well, none at all actually, so when I saw this Karma on my current visit to Munich, Germany I had…