Renault’s e-delivery solution combines van, bike, and drone
A drone has been factored into Renault’s all-electric delivery solution alongside a battery-powered van and e-bike to permit companies to transport goods to bustling city centers without leaving a measurable carbon footprint.
This week Renault Truck’s UK unit unveiled the E-Tech Master OptiModale delivery product, which outfits an electric van with a battery-powered bicycle and drone to provide the fullest range of non-polluting options to get ordered products to customers. The idea is as simple as it is complete.
The van is used to drive goods warehoused in outer areas to get them closer into city centers, where traffic and parking often become a problem. From there, the e-bike is loaded with parcels for last-mile(s) transport to several destinations in the same zone. In cases where orders involve medication, fragile, or urgently needed goods – or to places with difficult road access – the drones are deployed for quick flights to make…