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„Development of a new vehicle type for last mile applications and developing countries (short: CARGO XS)“

The basic idea

  • Research and Development (R&D) on new electric mobility vehicles
  • Set up a pragmatic platform for supporting the cooperation of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on R&D
  • Develop a light vehicle platform for closing the gap between cargo bike and electric commercial vehicle
  • Optimize for application in urban areas and for rural areas in developing countries


The objective of the cooperation network is the drafting, development and realization of innovativ technical and organizational solutions in the area of networked light electric vehicles.


This includes three Action Areas that reflect the current challenges for SMEs in the globalization of networked light electric vehicles:


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