Zolder Circuit Clean Week 2020: election of the European E-Motorbike & E-scooter of the Year

Zolder Circuit Clean Week 2020: election of the European E-Motorbike & E-scooter of the Year

09.05.2013: From the 1st to the 3rd of May, the Circuit Zolder race track once again hosted Clean Week 2020

From the 1st to the 3rd of May, the Circuit Zolder race track once again hosted Clean Week 2020, which marked its fourth edition this year.




Clean Week 2020 brought together stakeholders and interested parties working in the field of ecological mobility and green high-technology. According to tradition, the European e-Scooter, e-Motorbike, and e-Quadricycle of the Year was picked.


An established feature of Clean Week 2020 is the selection of the e-Scooter, e-Motorbike and  e-Quadricycle of the Year.  E-trendy e-Quadricycle Renault Twizy may now proudly claim the title of Clean e-Quadricycle of the Year.


Among the e-Scooters in the -25-category, Govecs GO!S1.4 took first prize, and convinced the jury with its all-over usability. Good brakes, easy handling and a well responding engine are main qualities of the Govecs-scooter. Though it got the highest price among the -25 category, the price performance ratio was the best. The Govecs GO!S1.4 is followed by the Govecs GO!S1.2. The Vectrix VX-2 claimed third prize.


Vectrix VX-1 took first place in the +45-category. Big name, big expectations and Vectrix did not fail. It performed exactly like the jury was used to it: stable, handy and very comfortable. Engine and brakes still blend well with the big cozy scooter. In second place was the Govecs GO!S3.4 and the LEMev Stream came in third. In this category Vectrix was able to confirm its position as favourite.


In the -45-category the Peugeot e-Vivacity landed first prize, followed by the Govecs GO!S2.4 and S1.4. The Peugeot e-Vivacity is a solid build scooter with good handling and a healthy engine. Though its design is getting a bit long in the tooth, the French scooter does not pull a boner on any criteria. Last but not least it delights the driver with even two compartments.


Among the e-Motorbikes the Zero Motorcycles Zero S and the Zero Motorcycles Zero DS were back. S or DS - that is the question. Because no other manufacturer competed in the Motorbike category this year, Zero Motorcycles had to arrange it among themselves. In the end a whiff of more sportiness and better road-tyres tipped the scales for the S-model.


Zero is maintaining its pioneering role by bringing models to the market that are well-finished, high-performance and fun to ride.



More about Clean Week 2020


The fourth annual edition of Clean Week 2020 was held at the Circuit Zolder race track. This is an exceptional event that allows manufacturers, distributors, and governments to come together and focus on cutting edge ecological technology. It is a positive initiative to take inventory of the rapid developments in many areas in the field of ecology and mobility through workshops, conferences, exhibitions and tests.


Although more and more manufacturers of cars, trucks and motorcycles are looking to expand their range with models with alternative drive systems, the infrastructure (electric charging stations or petrol stations providing alternative fuels such as LNG) and regulations (including in fiscal terms) are lagging far behind. Hopefully, initiatives such as Clean Week can convince the relevant government authorities to change the situation soon.


The aim is to hold this green event each year (at least) through 2020. The occasion will be used as a platform to provide an update on alternative and forward-looking technologies, chiefly in the context of sustainable mobility.


- Circuit Zolder also photo

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09.05.2013 / MaP

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