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Tel Aviv, Israel, March 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medigus Ltd. (Nasdaq: MDGS), a technology company engaged in advanced medical solutions, innovative internet technologies and electric vehicle (“EV”) and charging solutions, announced today that Revoltz, an EV and wireless charging joint venture, of which Medigus owns 19.9% and which is operated through the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Charging Robotics Ltd., will start a pilot project at a new fully autonomous supermarket in Israel.
As part of the project, Revoltz received a purchase order for a PORTO unit, Revoltz’s advanced micro-mobility vehicle for the last-mile delivery market, equipped with a modular loading space for multiple packages.
“The last-mile delivery space continues its exponential growth, and the PORTO micro mobility vehicle is well positioned to meet this rapidly growing demand across a variety of compelling application scenarios,” commented Liron Carmel, CEO of Medigus.
The new autonomous supermarket is in final stages of preparations before its opening. The customers will make purchases online, and a robotic system will assemble and pack their orders, which will be delivered to surrounding areas by Revoltz’s PORTO unit.
Designed specifically for the last mile delivery market, Revoltz’s PORTO model provides an impressive combination of function, robust design and agility. The PORTO unit, which is capable of long-range deliveries and can complete a full day’s work on a single charge, offers a similar storage capacity as the boot of a small hatchback car. Even under full load, the PORTO features a robust tilting mechanism to ensure maximum stability. Two high volume loading spaces are integrated over the front and rear axles, which spreads the weight of the cargo evenly and symmetrically over the wheelbase, creating a safe and confidence-inspiring ride while keeping vehicle dimensions minimal.
According to Statista, the global last mile delivery market is expected to grow from $108 billion (USD) in 2020 to more than $200 billion (USD) by 2027.