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Amazon.com Inc’s talks to buy driverless vehicle startup Zoox Inc has analysts speculating the deal could save the e-commerce giant tens of billions a year and put auto, parcel and ride-hailing companies on their heels.
On the Friday before Memorial Day, a six-foot long, red-and-white drone took off from a field in Kannapolis, North Carolina, flew fifteen miles west over suburban Charlotte to Novant Health’s Huntersville Medical Center, and dropped a box of protective masks in a designated spot next to the parking lot.
Amazon.com Inc is in talks to buy driverless vehicle startup Zoox Inc, according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that would accelerate the e-commerce giant’s automation efforts.
The coronavirus crisis is accelerating a shift in the world of autonomous cars toward delivering packages instead of people, as big players open up a lead over startups in the race for funding.
Ireland's Manna Aero should have been dropping off its first takeaway orders around a Dublin university campus by drone in March but then the coronavirus pandemic shut the country and its pilot programme down.
In a sign of how the coronavirus is changing car buying, millions of potential Tesla Inc customers in China just tuned in to a celebrity-led online livestream touting the US company’s vehicles.
Singapore's first drone delivery service has begun by taking vitamins to a ship, with its operator saying on April 29 the devices are crucial in reducing human contact during the coronavirus pandemic.
What looks like a rolling picnic cooler stops at the crosswalk, waits for a car to pass and then navigates its way at a leisurely pace down the sidewalk in suburban Washington.
Alphabet Inc’s Wing unit is seeing a dramatic increase in the number of customers using its drone delivery service in rural Virginia during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In early March, a hospital in Rwanda needed blood urgently for a patient with a leg injury. The patient’s blood type was not in stock and the nearest supplies were at least a half day’s drive away. So the hospital called upon a drone operated by Zipline Inc, which dropped the blood by parachute within an hour.