Takeaway meals to be delivered by self-driving vans in Miami 

Autonomous driving technology will do more than just free us from driving our own cars. It will also transform many industries in the process and the logistics industry will certainly be one of them. Ford has shown us a glimpse of that future as part of its new partnership with delivery startup Postmates. They’re testing an autonomous on-demand delivery pilot program in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida with some 70 businesses. The idea here is to have a fleet of self-driving delivery vehicles on the road that can deliver anything from food to hardware, which is what Postmates already does right now but with humans being an essential part of the process.The pilot will enable the companies to see how businesses and customers will interact with self-driving delivery cars. Employees will receive an access code to put the items inside the car while the customer will get a text message with an access code when their order is ready for pickup. Ford is also experimenting with vehicle designs that include multipl

Ford's 'self-driving' Postmates test actually has a driver at the wheel

The next time you order food from Postmates in Miami or Miami Beach, don't be too surprised if you have to grab your Cuban sandwiches from what looks like a self-driving van. Ford's ...

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Engadget

Ford And Postmates Showcase Autonomous Delivery Vans

Autonomous driving technology will do more than just free us from driving our own cars. It will also transform many industries in the process and the logistics industry will certainly be one ...

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Ubergizmo

Ford brings 'self-driving' delivery to Miami with Postmates - Roadshow

The vehicle isn't actually autonomous, though. It's all about gauging interaction.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Ford tests autonomous on-demand delivery with Postmates

Ford is teaming up with startup Postmates to pilot test autonomous on-demand delivery in Miami and Miami Beach, Fla. The pilot program includes 70 businesses like Coyo Taco Ford is also testing ...

Mon 11 Jun 18 from TechCrunch

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