The name GEM represents the first letters of the Movement, Electricity and Magnetics in Slovenian language that exactly define the business area of the company – electromagnetic drives. Moreover, a GEM is a precious stone and a symbol for beauty and preciousness, which also symbolizes our new technology solution that is beyond state of the art by its technical beauty, simplicity, and supremacy.
To become a leading innovative company for advanced electric drive solutions for small and light electric mobility.
GEM motors is dedicated to shaping the future of light electric mobility with advanced, high quality, reliable and smart electric drive solutions with superior performance that will increase the attractiveness of using electric vehicles in daily urban transportation.
Our customers are using our professional support for complete electric drive solutions to increase attractiveness of their electric vehicle products for the end users due to premium driving experience with GEM electric drives.
We do care for the environment and the people, therefore we strive for the sustainable future solutions that increase the quality of living; at the same time, we support professional growth of our employees, encouraging them to express their best creative potential.
Company founded by dr. Simon Mandelj
Presentation of innovative modular multiphase in-wheel electric motor
Complete electric drive solutions with GEM in-wheel motors
Start of custom motor development
Start of EU project for GEM in-wheel drive
Set up production technology
New motor development G0
NEW motor development G1.3
Founder and CEO
Dr. Simon Mandelj is the founder and CEO of the company; he founded the company 2010 with a new idea of propulsion technology.
He believed that we deserved much better electric drive propulsion for small electric vehicles that would enhance the quality of our living. He used his powerful creative drive for the research of electromagnetic phenomena and based on his findings started to develop an advanced and innovative electric motor prototype in a garage.
His invention of the direct in-wheel drive was recognized by private investors, important customers and international experts as one of the most creative solutions, with a disruptive potential for future urban electric mobility.