Waymo’s self-driving cars will carry packages for UPS in Phoenix

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Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving company, is getting into the package-delivery business, the company announced in a Wednesday blog post.
“Our self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans will shuttle packages from UPS Stores in the Metro Phoenix area to the UPS Tempe hub,” Chief Operating Officer Tekedra Mawakana wrote. Initially, Waymo will have a safety driver behind the wheel of each vehicle carrying packages.
Importantly, Waymo is not going to start delivering UPS packages directly to customers—a job that would require a human delivery person to carry the package to a customer’s front door.Read 5 remaining paragraphs | Comments
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