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Driverless cars have captured imaginations for decades, but the past few years have seen the technology move from dream toward reality. More formally known as autonomous vehicles, these self-driving cars and trucks have the potential to transform not only personal mobility but transportation and delivery as well.
The NexTrust project has tested an innovative system for last mile e-commerce deliveries in Berlin. The pilot, named ANGEL, runs in partnership with Kisura, an online shopping service, and Berlin Last Mile, a logistical service provider. Since launching in July 2017, ANGEL has shown positive results.
DHL Deutsche Post has selected the German town of Bad Hersfeld as its test site for a robot to accompany mail deliverers on their routes and carry their mail items. The project was announced at a joint press conference between the mayor of Bad Hersfeld, Thomas Fehling, and Jürgen Gerdes, CEO of the Post – …
Technology is driving a heightened level of innovation in product and service offerings in the last mile parcel delivery market, and is transforming the way delivery providers interact with their customers. Customers have ever-increasing demands for delivery to be flexible, visible and fast all at a low price.
Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled a star rating system for the direct vision that drivers have from the cabs of heavy goods vehicles. TfL has created a web site showing its interim star ratings for HGVs. The Direct Vision Standard will categorise HGVs depending on the level of a driver’s direct vision from a cab.
McKinsey’s latest research reveals that eTrucks could account for 15% of global truck sales by 2030, with favorable segments like urban light duty trucks reaching sales as high as 25 to 35% in China and Europe. This is based on adoption curve scenario modeling for the US, China, and Europe and incorporates the trends of three …
Commercial traffic clogs city streets, contributes to pollution, and drives up the cost of doing business. But there are many ways to do better. Last year, McKinsey and Bloomberg New Energy Finance published An integrated perspective on the future of mobility, which outlined four trends that are rapidly changing passenger transport: electrification, autonomy, connectivity, and sharing.
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FREVUE’s deliverable 3.2 ‘Economics of EVs for City Logistics’ aims at answering the question: what are the conditions to get a feasible and successful business case for electric freight vehicles (EFVs) in city logistics.