With its versatile concept e-Palette put on display at CES, Toyota is giving an idea of its vision of future mobility. The adaptable vehicle – of course all-electric and autonomous – can be transformed into a lot of different vehicle types. An alliance shall help to develop the vehicle.
Toyota considers the e-Palette as its new approach to Automated Mobility as a Service (Autono-MaaS) mobility. The concept can be used as a mini bus for passenger transport, as a transporter for goods deliveries or as a mobile office, a rolling surgery and a lot more.
First trials are scheduled for 2020 – among others in the course of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. To boost up the development of the concept vehicle, Toyota has launched a network called e-Palette Alliance. Launch partners are Amazon, DiDi, Uber and Pizza Hut.
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