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Burger King uses real-time data to deliver Whoppers to drivers in traffic

Have it your way, on your way

Have it your way, on your way.

Amazon testing home delivery by 'Scout' self-driving robots

They'll roam a Seattle-area suburban neighborhood

Amazon is bringing delivery robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb. The online shopping giant says it started to test self-driving robots in Snohomish County, Washington, Wednesday that can bring Amazon packages to shoppers' doorsteps. The robots are light blue, about the size of a Labrador retriever, have six wheels and the Amazon smile logo stamped on its side, according to Amazon photos. Six of them will be roaming the sidewalks and streets of the neighborhood. Amazon says a worker will

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This might be the new USPS mail truck

USPS will decide later this year

It's definitely bigger.

Toyota unveils e-Palette self-driving concept for rides, deliveries

It'll come in three sizes, from Amazonian to Pizza Hut sidewalk bot.

It'll come in three sizes, from Amazonian to Pizza Hut delivery sidewalk bot

Workhorse announces N-Gen electric van with integrated delivery drone

It goes 100 miles on a charge, or 175 with range extender.

Workhorse makes a bigger delivery EV with an automated drone to go the last mile.

Ford, Domino's Pizza team up for autonomous delivery in Ann Arbor

Avoid the Noid, and everyone else.

This research project will take place in Ann Arbor, Mich.

UPS will deploy first extended-range fuel-cell truck by September

The hydrogen-fueled extender adds 125 miles of range.

UPS will start testing an electric truck with a hydrogen fuel-cell range-extender in Sacramento by the end of September.

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UPS Drone Delivery | Autoblog Minute

UPS has begun testing residential delivery drones with the aim at improving delivery efficiency. Drones fly autonomously and can carry packages up to 10 lbs.

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Starship Technologies Delivery Robot | Autoblog Minute

Starship Technologies aims to disrupt delivery methods in 2017, using a new autonomous robot.

VW 'annoyed beyond measure' DHL will produce its own electric delivery vans

DHL said automakers rejected requests to make EVs years ago.

Growth in automotive outsourcing set the stage for DHL to produce its own electric trucks.

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Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Delivery Van | Autoblog Minute

Mercedes-Benz announced a new commercial concept for future delivery vans.

Walmart is testing grocery deliveries with Uber and Lyft

The limited trial will begin in Denver and Phoenix, with drivers dropping off your shop at your front door.

Walmart is teaming up with Uber and Lyft to test a delivery service for online shoppers.

One lucky customer got the first HondaJet for Christmas

Honda officially began deliveries of the new HA-420 HondaJet on Christmas Eve when the first customer took possession of his aircraft at the factory in Greensboro, NC.

Volvo launches in-car package delivery service in Gothenburg

This Christmas, Santa's reindeer will deliver presents to Volvo owners in Gothenburg, Sweden, as part of the company's In-Car Delivery pilot program.

Danica Patrick hands over keys to first 2016 Chevy Camaro

A customer from Wichita got more than he bargained for when he went to pick up his new 2016 Chevy Camaro SS in Dallas and received the keys from none other than Danica Patrick.

Delivering a one-off Bugatti Veyron Vitesse

The Veyron is nearing the end of its production run, at the end of which Bugatti will have built only 450 examples. Of those, only 150 will be roadsters, and of those roadsters, even fewer will be the Vitesse version that combines the best attributes of the Grand Sport and Super Sport models. And with a virtually endless array of color choices, no two ever need be alike (safe for the Legend editions, each of which Bugatti will only build three examples). Yet certain examples have received extra-

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Here's how buying a Tesla Model S works in China

When it comes to selling and delivering the California-made Tesla electric vehicles in China, we know there's a bit of a time difference. And that difference may be more a matter of months than hours as the California-based electric vehicle maker prepares to start sales in the world's most populous country, Forbes says. Not that it makes Tesla any less confident about its prospects there.

UPS cuts emissions by 2.1% last year while shipments rose

UPS' gains on the emissions-reduction front may be more in the air than on the ground, but the massive shipping company does continue to make strides when it comes to reducing pollution with its vehicles. The company's sustainability report stated that UPS reduced its greenhouse-gas emissions by 2.1 percent last year, despite increased shipments. UPS airplanes reduced fuel-use by 1.3 percent as shipments rose 4.8 percent. Earlier this year, the shipper said it planned to add 1,000 liquefied natu

Toyota will test two big electric delivery trucks in Japan

In California, "low rider" has long implied a gas-guzzling hot rod. Toyota is now making that term a little more utilitarian in Japan. Toyota, working with Hino Motors and Yamato Transport Co., is testing out a pair of all-electric delivery van that will be used for refrigerated trucking in Tokyo.

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