Toyota announces e-Palette vehicle as its future of mobility at CES 2018 - architecture and design

Toyota announces e-Palette vehicle as its future of mobility at CES 2018

This video shows Toyota's e-Palette prototype, which made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas yesterday, and presented by Toyota president Akio Toyoda. Car company Toyota has unveiled an autonomous, fully electric concept vehicle that could function as a communal taxi, delivery truck and mobile retail store depending on the time of day. The company aims to create a network of the pod-like vehicles, overhauling current mobility systems by offering a service that accommodates the needs of passengers, businesses and logistics operations. "Toyota remains committed to making ever better cars," Toyoda said. "Just as important, we are developing mobility solutions to help everyone enjoy their lives, and we are doing our part to create an ever-better society for the next 100 years and beyond." Designed for a wide range of uses, the automated cuboid volume has wheels at each corner of the low flat floor, freeing up as much space as possible on the inside and offering maximum flexibility. The vehicles could be produced in three sizes, between four and seven metres in length, to accommodate different amounts of cargo. Companies could customise the interiors to their requirements, and update the digital exterior panels with their branding. Alternatively, the pods could remain flexible and serve multiple purposes throughout the day, simply updating their digital displays to reflect current use. Read more on Dezeen: https://www.dezeen.com/"p=1171065 Subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest architecture and design movies: http://bit.ly/1tcULvh

Toyota announces e-Palette vehicle as its future of mobility at CES 2018

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