The idea

The idea behind our company was conceived at the Scharmbeck Harvest Festival 2014. As is the case every year, company founder Dirk Lehmann was driving his diesel-powered tractor through the village during the Harvest Festival parade and, as is usual every year, passed directly in front of a group of rural women. These ladies made one thing clear – the soot, stench and noise coming from the old tractor were no longer bearable! Lehmann took the justified complaints seriously and decided to convert his traditional Holder (built in 1958) to an electric drive. While searching for experts to do the conversion, Lehmann came across Heiko Fleck and Dennis Murschel, two pioneers of electromobility. The unusual task appealed to both of them and with their help the conversion succeeded. Since then, one of the world's first electric tractors has been leading the Scharmbeck Harvest Festival in front of a group of grateful rural women. With the help of the two experts and the business acumen of the company founder, an idea became the start-up company E-Cap Mobility GmbH. Since then eCap has converted all types of vehicles to electric drives: from amphibious vehicles to VW buses and Porsches and even hearses. But it is not only passenger cars and smaller transport vehicles that are converted at eCap; the conversion of heavy freight vehicles to alternative drive systems has also become part of our company's line of business.

 

Our vision

As an innovative business angel for alternative drive systems, we want to sustainably change the automotive landscape in Europe. Whether as an electric retrofitter for private vehicles, as a developer of prototypes and small series for industry or as a service workshop for electric vehicles: eCap sees itself as an electrification specialist in the mobility sector. As an independent and steadily growing company, we continue to expand our know-how and know-why in the field of alternative drives. We rely on good and personal relationships with customers and employees, an extensive network of partners and suppliers and a company philosophy based on a belief in technological progress.