Amazon Customers in Texas and California Will Begin Receiving Packages via Prime Air Drones Later This Year
Online retailer Amazon released a new video showing its latest electrically-powered delivery drone in flight and shared some new information on how the aircraft are being tested. The e-commerce giant aims to start the first U.S. drone deliveries of customer packages in Lockeford, CA and College Station, TX later this year.
Eric Walz2022-09-16 11:30 PT
Aurora Announces Partnership With Amazon Web Services for Autonomous Car Development
Aurora and has entered into a partnership with AWS to use its cloud service and cloud-based simulation workloads to help it complete up to 12 million simulations a day.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-01-11 15:30 PT
Amazon Announces ‘AWS IoT FleetWise’, a New Platform to Help Automakers Manage Vehicle Data to-and-from the Cloud in Real-Time
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), the Amazon subsidiary that provides cloud data platform and IT services to major corporate clients, announced a new service targeted at automakers called “AWS IoT FleetWise” that makes it easier and more cost-effective for car makers to collect and transfer vehicle data from their vehicles and the cloud in near-real time.
Eric Walz2022-01-07 15:45 PT
Amazon Driver Reports 40% Faster Battery Drain When Using Climate Controls in Rivian’s Electric Delivery Van, The Information Reports
An Amazon driver testing one of the new electric delivery vans supplied by Rivian experienced significantly lower range than expected when using the van’s climate controls, The Information reported on Friday. The Amazon driver told The Information that the battery drained about 40% faster whenever the van’s heating or cooling system was used.
FutureCar Staff 2021-12-26 14:10 PT
Amazon Testing Rivian Electric Delivery Vans in San Francisco
Rivian and Amazon have expanded testing of the automaker’s electric delivery vans from Los Angeles to San Francisco, marking the second of 16 total cities the EVs will be tested in.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-22 16:30 PT
Amazon's New Electric Vans Built by EV Startup Rivian Are Being Deployed in San Francisco
Online retailer Amazon is now testing its new fully-electric delivery vans in San Francisco. The vans were built by Amazon-backed electric vehicle startup Rivian. The deployment is San Francisco is the second West Coast city that Amazon is testing its new delivery vehicles in, following the first deployments in Los Angeles in early February.
Eric Walz2021-04-24 15:05 PT
Amazon Deploys its New Electric Delivery Vans in Los Angeles
E-commerce giant Amazon announced that its new electric delivery vans built by EV startup Rivian are now being tested in Los Angeles. The custom-built delivery vehicles will be deployed in 15 additional cities this year, with tens of thousands more being added to the company’s fleet over the next few years.
Eric Walz2021-03-12 09:40 PT
In Case You Missed it: Amazon Reveals its Rivian-Built Electric Delivery Vans
The giant e-commerce company hopes to have 10,000 of these vans on the road delivering packages by 2022.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-11-18 19:00 PT
Amazon’s New Fully-Electric Vans Represent the Future of Last-Mile Delivery
Online retailer Amazon unveiled with new electric delivery vans on Thursday and the custom-built vans are a game-changer for the efficient delivery of goods. The zero-emission fully-electric vans were built in a partnership with electric vehicle startup Rivian, a company that Amazon invested $800 million in last year to build electric its electric delivery vehicles.
FutureCar Staff 2020-11-15 11:00 PT
Amazon Signs Agreement to Buy Self-Driving Startup Zoox for More Than $1 Billion
E-commerce giant Amazon is making its first big investment in self-driving technology and announced it signed an agreement to purchase Silicon Valley-based self-driving startup Zoox. The company developed an autonomous bi-directional vehicle from the ground up, as well as the entire software stack that controls it.
Eric Walz2020-08-02 09:00 PT
Amazon Close to Finalizing its Purchase of Autonomous Vehicle Startup Zoox
According to a Wall Street Journal report, Amazon is close to finalizing a deal with self-driving car company Zoox that would give the enormous tech company a foothold in the autonomous race.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-07-13 07:00 PT
Amazon in Advanced Talks to Buy Silicon Valley Self-Driving Startup Zoox, Reports Say
E-commerce giant Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy self-driving startup Zoox, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. If completed, the deal would set the stage for Amazon to develop its own autonomous delivery platform instead of relying on UPS, FedEX or the United States Postal Service (USPS) to deliver the bulk of its online orders.
FutureCar Staff 2020-07-03 15:30 PT
Amazon Scout Driverless Delivery Machines Get to Work in California
Irvine, California becomes the second location where Amazon’s autonomous Scout robots are delivering packages to customers.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-23 06:00 PT
Amazon Prime Now Customers Can Have a Volvo Delivered to Their Door in the UK
Amazon Prime customers in the U.K. can order a Volvo V40 and have it delivered right to their door for a 45 minute test drive.
Derrick Smith2018-06-28 17:07 PT
Amazon to Start Delivering Packages Directly to the Trunk of Your Car
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer is launching a delivery option called ‘Amazon Key In-Car’, which turns the trunk of your car into a mobile mailbox, so you can receive your Amazon deliveries when away from home.
Jeremy Carlton2018-05-31 10:48 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT