Ford tests autonomous on demand delivery with Postmates

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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 vehicle designs with multiple lockers in order to be able to serve more than one customer per delivery route. Since Postmates handles anything from food to hardware, the lockers are a variety of sizes. The goal is to see how businesses and consumers interact with self-driving on demand delivery cars. On the employee end, they get an access code to place the item inside. On the customer side, they’ll receive a text message with an access code when the order is ready to be picked up. “Ultimately, we’re trying […]

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