• All about our cargo bike

    • Where can I purcase the bike?

      Call us at 0049 1736720206 for advice over the phone and to purchase your new CARGO M. Book your first test drive now.

    • Where can I find some practice test results?

      LOGISTRA reported in an online article about our CARGO M. VOWAG GmbH was founded in April 2020 as a sister of the Sächsische Automobil Manufaktur SAM. Our experience is based on the rally vehicle construction. Our bike was subjected to a DIN test for pedelec approval.

    • Is the Cargo M bike strong enough?

      We proudly report that our vehicles are the most robust on the market. Rims, chassis, frame and drive are selected so that even heavier loads (up to max. 355kg) can be transported with it.

    • What makes the VOWAG bike so special?

      The VOWAG CARGO M is a robust all-rounder. Building management, streetfood, logistics, promotion and many other applications are possible. With an enormous loading capacity of 355 kg (incl. driver) and a large loading area of 1.27m x 0.98m – designed for the transport of one Euro pallet – we offer our customers an extremely robust means of transport.

    • How many gears and power supplies the bike?

      The VOWAG Cargo M has a 2-speed gearshift and a purely electrical reverse gear. This enables the cargo bike to be easily maneuvered using the pushing aid. The pushing aid is a kind of thumb throttle with which the bike moves forwards and backwards up to 6 km / h without pedaling. The engine is able to push with a peak of 115 Nm. The bike supports the rider with a nominal output of 250 watts. The supported maximum speed is 25km / h.

    • Will the bar cary my mobile?

      We optionaly offer a universal mobile phone holder as an optional extra.

    • Is there any weather protection?

      Weather protection is being prepared as additional equipment. This is expected to be available in the fall 2020.

    • How comfortable is the bike for real?

      Independent wheel suspension and MacPherson suspension come from the car industry. They are perfectly matched to a four-wheel vehicle. The comfortable bicycle saddle is designed for particularly back-friendly, upright sitting. Our Ergo grips offer the largest possible contact surface for the ball of your hand and, in combination with the special handlebar, allow a relaxed grip angle.

    • Is the brake able to handle hilly surface?

      The CARGO M uses 4 disc brakes from the automotive industry (no bicycle brakes). They are able to handle triple-weight vehicles under constant load in any situation.

    • Is my cargo bike allowed to as a normal bike?

      Yes, the CARGO M is a pedelec and can therefore drive or park on the sidewalk and in pedestrian passages, just like a normal bike.

    • Will the frame always come in red?

      No, there is the possibility to choose the color (4 standard colors, special colors according to feasibility) according to RAL.

    • Are all variable attachments included?

      Attachments and accessories can be purchased optionally and are therefore subject to a surcharge. We would be happy to install everything for you ex works.

    • Do I need a special power source for the large battery?

      No, your house socket is sufficient to fully charge the battery within 4 hours.

  • Price

    • Where can I buy a VOWAG Cargobike?

      Let us advise you by telephone. We take your order and deliver the bike to your home.
      You can book a test ride online in advance at the Plauen production facility to get a first-hand experience.

    • What does a CARGO M cost?

      Our bikes are all eligible for promotion. That means you receive a state subsidy of 30% on the purchase price (max. 2500.00 EUR). We will gladly help you with the application for this subsidy.

      To start with, we offer our FOUNDER EDITION, limited to 200 pieces, a very attractive entry-level model for only 7300,00 EUR net, which can be modified by additional special equipment.

    • Can I get funding?

      Our cargo bikes are all eligible. If you belong to the following institutions, you have the option of receiving state support of 30% on the purchase price (max. EUR 2500.00).

      • Private companies regardless of their legal form (including cooperatives)
      • Freelance Companies with municipal participation public, non-profit and religious community universities (except: adult education centers)
      • Research institutions and hospitals and their sponsors Municipalities (cities, municipalities, rural districts)

      Unfortunately, the following are excluded:

      • Private individuals Clubs and associations
      • Companies that have already received funding for 100 electrically operated cargo bicycles and / or trailers (heavy duty bicycles) in accordance with the Small Series Directive

      We are happy to help you apply for your funding.

    • Which payment methods are accepted?

      We accept all common means of payment like bank transfer, credit card, PayPal, also financing or payment by instalments with PayPal.

  • Payment and delivery

  • Delivery

  • Service

    • What kind of warranty do I get?

      With the FOUNDERS EDITION, every buyer naturally receives a legally guaranteed guarantee.

    • Where can I bring my bike to service?

      We would like to make the repair of a damage as uncomplicated as possible for you.
      Use the workshop of your confidence. We will contact your workshop and work out a repair plan together.

      We offer a special customer service for Berlin and Berlin surroundings. A service cargo bike will find and service your bike on the road. The most comfortable way to overcome the issue.

  • Funding opportunities

    • Can I get state funding?

      If you belong to one of the following institutions, you will receive state support of 30% on the purchase price (max. EUR 2500.00):

      • Private companies regardless of their legal form (including cooperatives)
      • freelance Companies with municipal participation public, non-profit and religious community universities (except: adult education centers)
      • Research institutions and hospitals and their sponsors Municipalities (cities, municipalities, rural districts)

      The following institutions are unfortunately excluded from the stately support:

      • Private individuals
      • Clubs and associations
      • Companies that have already received funding for 100 electrically operated cargo bicycles and / or trailers (heavy-duty bicycles) in accordance with the Small Series Directive

      However, private individuals and associations can receive funding from the city!

      PDF -- Guideline for the promotion of cargo bikes -- 506 kB
    • Which models are eligible?

      All of our cargo bikes are eligible.

    • Where do I have to apply?

      We would be happy to help you apply for your funding.

      You can read more information about state funding from the "Federal Office of Economics and Export Control" here.

      Click here for the online application for funding.

    • Are there alternative funding opportunities?

      Individuals and associations that are not funded by the state can receive funding from the city.

      The funding volume and funding conditions are determined by each city.

      Berlin, for example, plans to support 33% (max. EUR 1000.00) of the purchase price from July 1st, 2020.


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