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The Future Of Urban Delivery Is Electric Cargo Bikes

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DHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider, is piloting a new City Hub concept that will enable increased use of cargo bicycles for inner-city deliveries. The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with a load of up to 125 kg (one cubic meter in volume). A DHL van delivers the trailer into the city center, where the containers can be quickly loaded on to two Cubicyles for last-mile inner-city delivery. It can then be reloaded for outbound shipments. The solution significantly reduces emissions by minimizing the mileage and time spent on the road by standard delivery vehicles. Each City Hub can replace up to two standard delivery vehicles, with an equivalent CO2saving of over sixteen tons per year and a significant reduction in other emissions
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excalibur10 (4 days ago)
i think is only happen in DHL Netherlands bike country
wenzi3007 zhangchuanqi (8 days ago)
Too much junk and too expensive. The electric bicycle used by the Chinese express company is completely closed. It is much better than this. No manpower is required. It is only 1,000 dollars, and the speed is very fast and efficient.
MOD nation (9 days ago)
Cool
75 Novecientos (10 days ago)
Trop stylé ce cargo à 4 roues.
Electric Behaviors (11 days ago)
That's not the future!! Airborne Express in NYC had them first. I was one of them as a bike courier!!
people friend (24 days ago)
https://youtu.be/G-AFwVOecTI
Shannon Trainer (26 days ago)
It's quadricycle(4), not bicycle(2).
Henry ronaldo Flores gutierrez (1 month ago)
El trabajo que yo deseo ❤️
Ps6K4tr!K (1 month ago)
It's possible buy it?
1.9 TDI istny szatan (1 month ago)
Już to widzę jak mi kurier popierdala na takim chujostwie i dostarcza paczki. Jebać ekologię
Super Bobr (1 month ago)
this is Death Stranding trailer?
Lucius Kiirus (1 month ago)
This is stupid. The Liberals and Globalists have jacked the world up so bad that people are now being forced to live in RVs and get about on bicycles. Bicycle powered delivery is backwards, not progressing forwards. Soon the 1st world will look like the 3rd world.
ALI PENJAGA ARJUNA GYM (1 month ago)
Kerennnn
Rndm Fella (1 month ago)
Excellent! But why is there no caboose on the bikes? Obviously they are being used in shtty weather. DHL too cheap to protect and take care of their employees. This is NOT just a question of environment, DHL saves billions on these bikes compared to trucks. The very least they could do is put a caboose on the bikes.
tubetardism 20/20 (1 month ago)
But, their legs have to move? Why should humans be active? Drivers don’t get jobs driving because they want exercise LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL. Dumbazz muthapukaaaz
Dustin Taylor (1 month ago)
That's awesome, only thing left to do is get rid of all those profit sucking humans, then you'd reduce the carbon footprint and reduce labor cost at the same time .
Max Mue (1 month ago)
Pay more money to the couriers instead of CEOs. In my town they are under payed and consequently have low motivation. But I love that everything is done to try and make the delivery better!
samosvalshik (1 month ago)
Работать надо головой, а не телом.
Damnit Bobby (1 month ago)
Twelve Days Later...
SEEN CICIO (1 month ago)
Eso sí es pensar, señor empresario.
Orlando Velastegui (1 month ago)
I hope you’re getting like 50 dollars 💵 a hrs because that shit is real work good luck guys.
L Ofaday (1 month ago)
Lets go back to rickshaws, caves, beating women, child sacrifice.
E. Asinus (2 months ago)
I want one so bad lol. And 16 tons per wehicle?
Denise Seabreeze (2 months ago)
Should have full size tractor trailer mirrors and his/her own sound system 😆😇 Screw the carbon footprint 😈
Red_Bull (2 months ago)
Parecen carretas del Viejo oeste..
gorbulas (2 months ago)
legit the future
Mohit Kashyap (2 months ago)
Great idea
jie liu (2 months ago)
All the SF-Express man here in China are using electric trycicles to transfer goods for many years. And all of their urban trucks are already electrified. But their bike and truck really need some industrial design cause they are really not so good looking
Yuni Field (2 months ago)
I hope is electric bike .
mad ass (3 months ago)
Good luck with that.
Cap Buaya (3 months ago)
Riding bicycle in this posture may cause hemorrhoids in the long run. The workers should sue DHL
Mark Wiesnau (3 months ago)
this is gonna kill your back in no time^^
LateWorm Studio (3 months ago)
This is not a bicycle. This is straight-up just a truck with pedals.
imam hendra w (3 months ago)
Verry awesome ....
Leroy Jordan (3 months ago)
Nah I'm good👎🏽
Mr MaNuSia (3 months ago)
Nice weather
Jokune (3 months ago)
I saw one at finland!
vaquero aferrado (4 months ago)
Libre de infracción
Dixon Cider (4 months ago)
One courier dies and they will ban them, just like they did in NY.
Saint Christopher (4 months ago)
Trialled in Holland ?
tom thompson (4 months ago)
stick a small engine on itand a roof and your onto a winner ,,, oh hang on , thats a van
Max Nachnahme (4 months ago)
DHL/The German Postal where these vehicles are from also has a bigger version with an electric motor and will show their newest version with a hydrogen engine in 2022
Thiago Pizzaia (5 months ago)
incrível e inovador!
Miguel Sanchez (5 months ago)
Impressive, smart, and good job!!!!!!!!
kantstop Me (5 months ago)
Great way to move goods from A to B. Anybody who thinks this is funny or a stupid idea is a flippin moron.
Werner Müller (5 months ago)
Null Inovation ,das spiegelt die neue Ingenieurskunst wieder,und keiner sagt wie lachhaft und dumm es ist.
InDeepConcentration (5 months ago)
have a dildo on seats like South Park ?
Jane qual o valor Eliano (5 months ago)
Show
Bally Sohal (5 months ago)
The future looks more and more like classic India. When is DHL gonna use cows and donkeys for city deliveries?
Robby Midgett (5 months ago)
As soon as these are open for public purchase, best expect a flood of YouTube videos on your feed with the title “My life living in an Electric Cargo Bike”. Not gonna lie... I’d watch them all.
andres bolanos (5 months ago)
Había testigo de jehova. 1:48 hermoso
El Loco (5 months ago)
I don't think so - automatic dilivery systems are the future
Benjamin Schaetzle (6 months ago)
My future you mean.
lem farba (6 months ago)
I wonder if these would work in India?
Tomas Amarreala (6 months ago)
En argentina no le dejan ni la ropa al repartidor. Le roban todo
劉梓宏 (6 months ago)
白癡,國外可以。台灣中轉站還進一台搞笑,想被撞死就騎出去
Tobias (6 months ago)
Annnd It'll be cancelled because of all the robberries.
el ragnar STO (6 months ago)
exelent
Into The Arena (6 months ago)
A total waste of human time..slave drivers.com
whatsupbudbud (6 months ago)
Containers should probably be coated with solar panels, especially in more sunny regions.
Nan sd (6 months ago)
What ever DHL do . They are totally like robot's or machine. They are depending on machine and computers . Not using human brains.
Jose Eli (6 months ago)
But a roof or visor.. can to be better
عمر الدراجي (7 months ago)
Is there a job opportunity for you please I need to work with the same machine in any country you want to know I am from Iraq
محمد حميد (7 months ago)
its my dream to work with this company in turkey
kammo making (7 months ago)
Prochaine étape, le cheval
Tony Hardy (7 months ago)
I want to know the company who built those electric assist peddle trucks.
kind elhail (7 months ago)
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Carlos Ruiz (7 months ago)
Excelente
Alterate Awful (7 months ago)
if i get one i am gona tow an extra cargo on it
Alterate Awful (7 months ago)
how do you stop people from stelling it?
BlackPanda45 xxBlackPanda45x1 (7 months ago)
Wo kann man so eins kaufen ?
Charlie Tharan (7 months ago)
Hell yea that sounds like a chill job. Easy to stay in shape!
whatsupbudbud (6 months ago)
Exactly. I'd ditch my well-paid office IT job at any time for this. When I think about it, maybe I should create a company that does this. Package delivery has always been a pain whenever I'm waiting for something or sending something.
DEATHRIDE2316 (7 months ago)
You can tell the Non American element.
Marc Frank (6 months ago)
and?
deezynar (7 months ago)
The cargo box, and the weight, can be lowered at least 6 inches by lowering the rails the boxes sit on. I would not be happy if I had to ride one of these in the rain while being completely exposed. A windshield and roof at least would help a lot and not add more than 5 kilos. Other than those things, it looks great to me. I may buy one and make it into a camper.
František Novák (7 months ago)
Eide segway mini pro seating with a hoverseat
MrWguts (8 months ago)
We need this in America, American employees need the exercise!
Canal malo Juegos,InventosXploración (8 months ago)
Need a hanbrake
Michael V (8 months ago)
well, a soft roof to have better protection against elements would be nice. Especially when riding in more horizontal position like in those bikes. Deliver post by bicycles for the last kilometers has a long tradition in Germany.
Chuck Douglas (8 months ago)
What a asinine idea and a waste of engineering time and skill. delivery’s made quickly nothing beats the internal combustion engine there’s enough bicycles aggravating drivers already
Big Dummy (8 months ago)
DHL is an awful company to work for. I can't imagine delivering on one of these bikes and have dispatch constantly pestering you.
Big Dummy (6 months ago)
@Jim Goodwin Thank you for the kind comment. I'm glad you are receiving great service from DHL! Hopefully, you have a group with positivity working your route. My experience comes from working with DHL as a courier in the Southeastern USA. Some of the people I worked with could care less about about a persons parcel. The company was really sketchy. The company places unrealistic expectations on it's employees. I want to write a book or be a whistleblower about what I saw and experienced that would blow your mind. Just like many large companies, you are treated more as a number than a person. Like I said, that is my experience and I hate to sound negative, but it is the truth unfortunately. If you get a chance, I highly suggest watching the Documentary: Billionaire. It is about the founder Larry Hillblom. Take care and have a wonderful weekend! Peace
Jim Goodwin (6 months ago)
I've been using couriers for over 20 years and have to say DHL is by far the best we've ever experienced. I'd like to thank you for being part of that......
Abraham Delatorre (8 months ago)
What about bad weather, injuries, security, road conditions and what will breakdowns cost? Just convert or trade in for electric vehicles instead.
Tony Hardy (7 months ago)
They already have all those liabilities as it is, this will lower them, especially on break downs, road conditions, injuries. Since they are not road trucks they have nothing to do with bad road conditions, they drive around them. Since they are not real trucks the service and maintenance on them is less and cheaper. And since they are not involved in high speeds, and not involved in driving on the highways, they will have less accidents and injuries. Once everyone is using electric trikes and bikes in the city, there will be no cars running them over because everyone will be on a bike, trike, or quadricycle. If you are driving a car or truck and you hit a person on a bike, trike, or quadricycle, then you will be charged as running over a pedestrian, and lose your drivers license, be fined around $15. 000, and face possible jail time. They tell you driving is a privilege and they will that that privilege if you drive around running over pedestrians.
Dharm Veer (8 months ago)
it should be electric byke.more good results.
Nathan Torres (8 months ago)
All this Improvement and in North America pay rate still at 12.50 to 15 and hour good job DHL.Ho and if you dont believe me ask Direct hit logistics the one in charge of your Dhl in north america . I know in the last 4 years you have lost really good drivers because of this.
Clever Clover (8 months ago)
Forgot to mention only suitable for rich white locations.
notlihvic (8 months ago)
A solar panel will extend the range
MARCO HERRERA (9 months ago)
Muy buena idea pero desgraciadamente en México no hay cultura capaz te atropellan los irrespetuosos conductores de vehículos
Белый Weiss (9 months ago)
🤣 ебанько. DHL ПРЕЖДЕ ВСЕГО ПАКЕТЫ , А НЕ ПИСЬМА.
el toro (9 months ago)
Screw that im driving in an air conditioned Mercedes Sprinter!
Randy Lahey (9 months ago)
Thanks mate but if I was a DHL delivery driver. And they told me I couldn't have a van I'd quit. What a jokes there only doing this cause of sadick kunnt and his stupid low emissions charges.
Randy Lahey (9 months ago)
These people are gonna get robbed... alot lol haha and completely soaked when it rains lol hahaha
Romario Badre (9 months ago)
its only natural .nice idea.
David Davis (9 months ago)
That's craaazzy
Dario Pereira Duarte Pereira Duarte (9 months ago)
Show!
Frz Ak (9 months ago)
Driver cabin & side mirrors
redescobrindo jps (9 months ago)
https://youtu.be/EWkQ8lO3csU
Patrick J Stammer (9 months ago)
The two dudes using them do not look thrilled at all about riding around in the rain. I think commuting back and forth to work in the rain is one thing but working in it all day does not equal fun.
Carmen Garcia Romero (9 months ago)
Se are working in other alternative https://youtu.be/TG8-puqwOm0
zOiNhUh (9 months ago)
Put at least a 125cc engine on that and I could consider getting one instead of a regular subcompact car.
Bob Brawley (9 months ago)
Make those cargo boxes rolling drones. Now you are talking
Zachary Mohrmann (9 months ago)
Bravo....! Congratulations....
Fabio Dion (9 months ago)
*E NAS SUBIDA ?*