Modular Body Construction For An Electric City Vehicle

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Modular Body Construction For An Electric City Vehicle

The global trends of urbanisation, modularisation, electrification and higher levels of automation offer the opportunity to systematically develop innovative vehicle concepts and bodies with new levels of freedom and requirements. The components of the Urban Modular Vehicle (UMV), developed at the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) provide such an opportunity. The assembly kit allows deriving several packages, including a fully autonomous delivery vehicle.

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