CabiBUS the Robovan

"Forget drones. The future of deliveries may be robo-vans.

A Chinese startup called Neolix kicked off mass production of its self-driving delivery vehicles Friday -- saying it’s the first company globally to do so -- "

Bloomberg article 

Driverless Delivery Vans Are Here as Production Begins in China

McKensey article on parcel delivery

Technology delivered: Implications for cost, customers, and competition in the last-mile ecosystem

CabiBUS vehicle specifications


Optional design with exchangable cabins.

One or more passenger cabins can be replaced with parcel delivery boxes on evenings and weekends when there is lower demand for passenger transportation.

They can also be used for recycling collection by delivery of empty recycling containers and return full containers from the housholds.

Patent holder: Kenneth Palmestål

NEVS - A more flexible vehicle is needed for tomorrow's traffic solutions

NEVS future autonomous vehicles will be based on a common ‘carrier’, available in three sizes. This will serve as the autonomous, driven housing for the ‘cells’, and is intended to remain unchanged over time.

NEVS solution, presented in 2018, is similar to the CabiBUS concept with exchangable cabins, documented already 2014.