Exclusive eLCV importer in Japan

StreetScooter is eLCV in daily use by Deutsche Post DHL Group in Germany

Deutsche Post DHL Group, world’s largest logistics provider, targets to decarbonize their supply chain by 2050. In 2014, DPDHL has acquired EV start-up company StreetScooter as measure to decarbonize last mile logistics.

With key advantages as drivers’ ease-of-use, zero emission and low total cost of ownership, currently 12,000 StreetScooter vehicles are in fleet operations mainly in Germany.

Understand StreetScooter in Numbers

Units in fleet operation

12K units have been sold mainly to Deutsche Post DHL Group in Germany since 2014. No.1 market share in eLCV market in Germany!

Km driven

Driven cumulative mileage worth of 2,500 world round trips – all in zero emission!

Tons of CO2 reduced

40K tons of CO2 emission saved by zero emission driving

Electrified depots

Customized charger infrastructure installed mainly in Deutsche Post DHL depots

Installed chargers

Charger stations installed in logistic depots to maintain eLCV fleet operation

StreetScooter - Customer Value

Driver’s ease of operation

StreetScooter provides ease of operations for last mile drivers through ‘customer engineering’.

  • Drivable with normal driver license (Japan)
  • Easy to get-in / get-out
  • Unlock cargo box without key operations
  • Ergonomically calculated cargo floor height
  • 360° Multi-view monitor

Affordable & Simple

“EV is environment friendly but expensive” is still general image of EV. However, StreetScooter was able to deliver affordable eLCV through its low-cost and quick-to-market R&D and Production approach.

  • Adequate range for last mile usage (ca. 150km)
  • Trimmed unnecessary specs, e.g. quick charger
  • Reduce time to market in R&D
  • Asset light production facility

Reduce TCO

StreetScooter vehicle is designed to reduce TCO mainly in maintenance and fuel. TCO reduction has been proven by five year operations in DPDHL fleet.

  • Use of solid synthetic components for scratch resistance and durability
  • Easily swappable components lead to less maintenance costs
  • Electricity costs less than gasoline/diesel
  • Utility cost reduction by leveraging charging infrastructure

StreetScooter in Japan

Yamato introduces 500 StreetScooter

In Japan, StreetScooter partnered with Yamato Transport Corporation, largest Japanese last mile logistics operator, to co-develop eLCV for Japan market.

500 units are introduced in Kanto region to contribute to CO2 reduction and driver’s workplace improvement.

Together with a Service Partner, StreetScooter is also building eLCV service network with 13 workshops to maintain fleet of 500 eLCVs.

Services - StreetScooter Japan K.K.

eLCV Lead Generation in Japan

With access to more than 30 Japanese major logistics and last mile operators, StreetScooter Japan can support market research of your eLCV product in Japan market. We can also generate high-quality leads and customer feedbacks to support your Japan market entry.

eLCV Homologation Service

In complex Japan homologation system, StreetScooter Japan was able to obtain homologation within eight months from the authority for Common Structure Type Designation System. We can also support to homologated your vehicle in Japan market.

eLCV Service Network

Together with Service Partner, StreetScooter Japan is now building eLCV service network of 13 workshops in Kanto region including Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama and Kanagawa. We can also support in developing service network for your eLCV.

Company Name
StreetScooter Japan K.K.
Gotenyama Trust Tower 8F, Kita-Shinagawa 4-7-35, Shinagawa, Tokyo
Import, sales and service of electric commercial vehicle and related products
January 8, 2019
StreetScooter GmbH 100%
JPY 10 million
President & Representative Director
Shuji Shiraki


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