Amazon To Buy Zoox For Over $1 Billion

Zoox autonomous vehicles parked

In May, The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon was in talks to purchase autonomous-vehicle tech company Zoox. The Information is reporting that both sides have agreed to the deal, worth more than $1 Billion and it could be announced as early as Friday. This is not the only investment Amazon has made in autonomous-vehicle […]

UPS and Waymo to Pilot Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Project in Arizona

UPS and Waymo Self Driving Vehicle

UPS and self-driving technology company Waymo announced the first-of-a-kind partnership to pilot autonomous vehicle package pickup in the Metro Phoenix area. Soon, Waymo’s Chrysler Pacifica minivans will shuttle packages from The UPS Store locations to a local UPS sorting facility for processing. “UPS and Waymo are exploring automated and autonomous technologies to enhance network operations. […]

UPS Subsidiary Receives Certificate from FAA to Operate Drone Airline

UPS Flight Forward

UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc. today announced it has received the U.S. government’s first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry. UPS […]

Amazon Utilizing Self-Driving Trucks on I-10?

A few days ago a Reddit user posted an image of an autonomous Amazon truck on I-10 and wondered if Amazon is testing driverless trucks. Saw this on the I-10 today. Is amazon making driverless trucks? from r/SelfDrivingCars The poster of the image did not specify the location, but it looks like this image may be […]

Amazon Field Testing Robot Delivery System – Amazon Scout

Amazon Scout

Amazon is testing a new, fully electric delivery system called Amazon Scout. They designed the system to deliver packages safely to customers using autonomous delivery devices. These devices created by Amazon are the size of a small cooler and roll along sidewalks at a walking pace. The field test, which started last week, will deliver packages […]