ZF Friedrichshafen is going ahead with plans to for a joint venture with e.GO Mobile AG through its subsidiary Zukunft Ventures. The aim is to develop, produce and sell autonomous people and cargo movers. The first prototype was recently presented on the campus of RWTH Aachen University.
"Autonomous, connected and thus highly flexible e-shuttle vehicles will play a significant role in urban and metropolitan areas of the future as safe, comfortable, efficient and environmentally-friendly modes of transport,"said Dr Stefan Sommer, CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. "These vehicles bring us one important step closer toward our Vision Zero."