Mercedes-Benz reveals Vision Urbanetic modular mobility conceptby Justin King
The autonomous driving platform can be fitted with a passenger pod or a cargo module.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed the Vision Urbanetic, a modular concept that supports personal and commercial transportation needs.
The concept centers around an autonomous electric platform. The open sled integrates just the battery and drive systems.
When fitted with a passenger pod, the Vision Urbanetic can carry up to 12 people in a ride-sharing service or public transportation.
Alternatively, a cargo pod can be fitted to the same sled can carry up to 1o EPAL pallets with a 12-foot load space. The concept also features deep IT integration to connect with fleet management systems and other corporate infrastructure.
Mercedes-Benz has not outlined a timeframe for bringing the vision to market.