Ford to partner with Postmates on self-driving deliveries
Ford to partner with Postmates on self-driving deliveries
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13 January, 2018, 17:18
Among them, Ford is partnering with Postmates to test self-driving technology for deliveries.
In a slew of announcements made at the CES in Las Vegas this week, the auto maker detailed how it plans to transition into an automotive and mobility company - something it has been talking about for a while.
Self-driving cars could be a boon to this type of service, Sherif Marakby, Ford vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification, said in a blog post announcing the partnership.
Ford is working with partners - like Domino's Pizza, Lyft, and Postmates - to see how they can put the auto maker's fleet of self-driving cars to use.
As well as ride sharing applications, the vehicle maker is also eyeing goods delivery.
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"In an address at the CES technology conference in Las Vegas, Farley outlined a concept for self-driving vehicles to pick up and deliver packages from multiple small businesses on a single trip".
Ford isn't saying yet which city will prove its new testing ground for its autonomous fleet (it'll have more on that subject as the plan matures later this year), but it did confirm to me that the city selected will also be one where it plans to eventually deploy its fleet in a commercial capacity, too.
Also this week, Toyota announced that it was working with a number of companies - including Pizza Hut - to develop p0tential applications for its self-driving vehicles, which could include pizza delivery.
Ford will also work with Silicon Valley transportation software company Autonomic to build a cloud-based platform for base processes, such as payment methods or identity verification.
The second-largest USA automaker is also launching and testing a new transportation-as-a-service platform this year. "We're inviting others to join, reaching out to other automakers, suppliers and large-scale fleet operators to offer them an opportunity to participate in and shape this shared platform", the company says.
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