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Eco Urban Delivery Concepts

The Mercedes-Benz Sustaineer is a Vision for Sustainable Deliveries

— November 1, 2021 — Autos
The Sustaineer is a concept van from Mercedes-Benz that was created to provide "a tangible impression of just how sustainability in urban delivery operations may look in the future." The design of the fully electric vehicle is based on Mercedes-Benz’s own eSprinter Panel Van and it is actually designed to improve the quality of air around it.

Complete with a rooftop solar panel and a form that incorporates recycled materials, the EV has the potential to get 2,361 miles a year of range in sunny areas, and thanks to the solar panel, the batteries can still be charged when the ignition is off. The air-cleaning vehicle is equipped with a fine particle filter on its front and underbody to take in pollution as it navigates cities.
Trend Themes
1. Sustainable Urban Delivery - The development of electric and solar-powered delivery vehicles and use of recycled materials presents opportunities for disruption in the logistics industry.
2. Air-purifying Vehicles - The integration of fine particle filters and other filters in delivery vehicles presents opportunities for companies focused on air quality and pollution control.
3. Renewable Energy Integration - The use of rooftop solar panels in delivery vehicles presents opportunities for companies focused on renewable energy innovations and solutions.
Industry Implications
1. Logistics - Logistics companies can benefit from sustainable urban delivery options that appeal to consumers focused on issues like environmentalism and sustainability.
2. Automotive - The integration of air-cleaning and renewable energy technologies in delivery vehicles presents opportunities for automotive companies focused on sustainability and innovation.
3. Environmental Solutions - Companies focused on air quality and pollution control can benefit from the emergence of air-purifying vehicles and other sustainable urban delivery concepts.
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