The Volvo BeeHive Concept is a truck concept aimed designed for the mega cities of the future. The author is Yuhan Zhangé from Umea Institute of Design. BeeHive is a user-friendly, lightweight vehicle with an autonomous driving system and a design that expresses smartness and fun.The boxy volume is combined with a futuristic feel and a friendly image, underlined by the “facial expressions”. It is powered by in-hub electric motors and can be easily transported and stored through the electric magnetic connectors on the top. The Hive center is a base for parking and dispatching Bee trucks. The Bee truck has two operating modes: in high-speed mode, it moves fast below the highway using electric magnetic power; in low-speed mode , it “lands” on the ground to deliver cargo to the person.

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