Soapbox Race with Inductive Track Guidance

Soapbox race

in the theme park Tripsdrill

Lehrte, August 9th 2012 — Since 2012 the theme park Tripsdrill (Cleebronn, Heilbronn-Stuttgart) uses Götting industrial components for the track guidance of soapboxes in a race ein.

The whole exhibit consisting of 20 vehicles was modernized by BGAutomation during the winter. Götting helped analysing the site and together with BGAutomotion a coherent track guidance concept was developed.

This concept meant that the former 40 stationary frequency generators could be replaced by only 3 generators. Thus the costs and the service work could be minimised. The race track offers several driving modes that involve the drivers of the soapboxes and is certainly a great experience for visitors of all ages. What a fun ...

Contact person: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Carsten Meyer, Technical Sales

Products used in this project

HG 19330 HG 57500 HG 57400


Inductively guided soapbox
Inductively guided soapbox
Inductively guided soapbox

Götting Quick Guide Last updated: 04/2023

Götting KG founded in 1965, ist an innovative company placed in Lehrte near Hannover (DE) and works worldwide.The company develops and produces wireless data communication systems and sensors for automatic track guidance of so-called automated guided vehicles (AGV). As far as we are informed Götting KG has the largest product range of different components for trackguiding AGV.

Further main topics are traffic technology, RF measuring, wireless data communication in general as well as customized developments for car manufactureres, electronic- and radio broadcasting industry. Currently our company employs 90 professionals of which about 30 are experienced masters in engineering and are responsible for research and development.

The core competency of FOX – a special department of Götting KG – is focused on the automation of serial vehicles, especially for the outdoor area (trucks, pay loaders, fork lifts etc.).