Posted on September 23, 2022
Clevonthe innovator of autonomous delivery vehicles, announced the expansion of its global operations in North America with the opening of its Center of Excellence and US headquarters in the Fort Worth Mobility Innovation Zone , in the Alliance Corridor.
The company launched the next-generation autonomous delivery vehicle, the CLEVON 1as the first courier robot in Europe to offer autonomous delivery services on public roads, starting with DPD (part of LaPoste) and more recently working with clients such as DHL Express Estonia in Tallinn and IKI stores in Vilnius, Lithuania, delivering groceries, among others.
Clevon is expanding in the North American market as corporate pressure to offer on-demand, same-day or next-day delivery of goods and services continues to soar. Clevon’s unmanned autonomous delivery vehicles will operate on public roads and enable freight transportation to be more energy-efficient, cost-effective and scalable.
“Expanding into North America, Celvon continues its mission to develop vehicles that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly and contribute to a climate-neutral economy. We do this by supporting smart, sustainable communities by positively impacting our customers’ carbon reduction goals,” said Sandler Sebastian Agur, CEO of Clevon.
“We are thrilled to call the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex our new home in the United States and greatly appreciate the warm welcome and support from local business communities and government leaders. We look forward to helping the local economy grow and prosper through job creation, technological innovation and leadership.
“We are pioneering the future of mobility right here in Fort Worth, especially with the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone serving as a hub for exciting innovation. I am thrilled to welcome Clevon to our city and our business community, and I look forward to seeing how their expansion to Fort Worth supports their continued growth in the autonomous delivery vehicle market,” said Mayor Mattie. Parker.
“Clevon is an exciting addition to Fort Worth’s mobility industry and a natural complement to Alliance’s growing logistics network,” said Robert Sturns, Director of Economic Development for the City of Fort Worth. “Collaborations taking place now in the mobility innovation zone will have a huge impact on how goods and services are delivered around the world, and Clevon’s impressive technology and environmental focus will play a role. important in this effort for the years to come.
According to Fortune Business Insights, the global autonomous last-mile delivery market is expected to grow nearly five-fold to $57 billion over the next six years. This growth presents a significant challenge for global e-commerce companies and traditional retailers, who will need to differentiate and innovate their last-mile delivery solutions to compete in a market where on-demand delivery options dominate.
Photo: Autonomous Delivery Vehicles and Clevon’s U.S. Headquarters are heading to the Fort Worth Mobility Innovation Zone.
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