Walmart is rolling out a driverless vehicle to deliver groceries that has no seating for drivers or passengers
- Walmart is partnering with robotics company Nuro to deliver groceries in driverless vehicles.
- The vehicles, called R2, are custom built for deliveries and have no seating for drivers or passengers.
- Walmart has previously announced driverless delivery tests with Ford in Miami and with Alphabet's Waymo in Arizona.
- Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Walmart is testing new driverless vehicles to deliver groceries to shoppers' homes.The vehicles, called R2, are custom built for deliveries and have no seating for drivers or passengers.
The driverless deliveries will be available to Walmart customers who opt into the program, the company said.Walmart has previously announced driverless delivery tests with Ford in Miami and with Alphabet's Waymo in Arizona.
"Our unparalleled size and scale has allowed us to steer grocery delivery to the front doors of millions of families - and design a roadmap for the future of the industry," Tom Ward, Walmart's senior vice president of digital operations, wrote in a blog post. "Along the way, we've been test-driving a number of different options for getting groceries from our stores to our customers' front doors through self-driving technology."
- TTD approves Rs 2,938-crore budget for 2021-22
- Wholesale growth expected to continue for tractors, passenger vehicles and two-wheelers, says equity research firm Emkay
- Centre finalises One District One Focus Product to promote in cluster approach
- A Mumbai-based EV startup launched the cheapest electric car with a 200 km range
- HP's worldwide shipments grow 5.6% in fourth quarter of 2020, says IDC