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About the company
Startup or self-employed
Sherbrooke, QC J1G 1X7, Canada
Sabine Le Névannau & Jean-Luc Le Névannau
With an electric motor located in its rear wheel and a high-performance battery giving it an operating range of 31 miles at a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour, the Geebee is a powerful, noiseless, eco-friendly vehicle. The Geebee mobipod is a two-wheel personal transportation vehicle that is driven in the front-facing standing position. This more natural posture offers many ergonomic and practical advantages that facilitate daily work. The concept is based on the Geebee’s all-terrain capability. It can handle asphalt as well as loose or uneven ground. It is able to climb onto sidewalks or over obstacles so that you can venture anywhere, providing a sense of freedom.
Concept Geebee Inc. is a Canadian company founded in 2013 by Jean-Luc and Sabine Le Névannau. Its head office is located in the city of Sherbrooke, Quebec. The company’s mission is to design, manufacture and market motorized personal transportation vehicles, in keeping with the Government of Quebec’s political commitment to promote the electrification of transportation and sustainable mobility and to support innovations by local companies. The GEEBEE® is the result of many years of research and development, supported by many stakeholders and programs, including the Prêt à entreprendre Estrie loan program, the Business Development Bank of Canada, the Center of Excellence in Energy Efficiency, the Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation du Québec (Quebec ministry of economy, science and innovation), the IRAP-NRCC, Canada Economic Development, Réseau M (mentorship service), Écotech Québec (Quebec Cleantech Cluster), Sherbrooke Innopôle, Défi Montréal and the Montreal Innovation District. The GEEBEE® has been a finalist for many awards, including the AQTR’s 2016 Transportation Award of Excellence, in the sustainable mobility category, as well as the 2016 Environment Award from the Fondation Estrienne en Environnement