Daimler Group presented the van of the future Mercedes-Benz Vision Van

December 20, 2016 at 13:06

Mercedes-Benz in collaboration with Matternet Company presented the concept Vision Van – high-tech system of delivery of goods and parcels. The German company Mercedes-Benz intends to invest in the business models and one of the first steps in this direction became a concept truck Mercedes-Benz Vision Van.

Innovative Mercedes Benz Vision Van pic

Innovative Mercedes Benz Vision Van pic

Vision Van is a mix of innovation of urban and suburban transportations. The manufacturer notes that this is the first van, which digitized delivery services actions. As you can see on the attached photos, on the concept roof there are two drones, which can deliver off-line a package directly into the hands of the recipient. Vision Van is equipped with an electric motor producing 102 hp. Cruising range of production model, depending on the version, is 80 – 270 km.

Future Mercedes Benz Vision Van photo

Future Mercedes Benz Vision Van photo

Mercedes-Benz has created a separate division Future Transportation Systems (FTS), which, as the name implies, will be engaged in the commercial transportation systems with 200-members team of specialists. They collect information in the course of communication with business, IT-companies, logistics firms and the public sector for the further transformation of accumulated knowledge in promising ideas and start-ups. FTS has three centers located in Berlin, Stuttgart and “Silicon Valley”.

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