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Driverless food delivery: Nuro teams up with Uber Eats to deploy autonomous vehicles in Mountain View

Original post made on Sep 8, 2022

Nuro and Uber are embarking on a new multi-year partnership to use Nuro’s driverless electric vehicles for food deliveries in the United States, kicking off in Mountain View and Houston, the companies announced Thursday, Sept. 8.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 8, 2022, 12:57 PM

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Posted by Bruce Karney
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:24 pm

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I hope -- and expect -- that this project will be successful from a technology perspective, but I would like to learn more about how it can work from a business perspective. I wonder how many Nuro delivery vehicles will be required for Mountain View and what tasks (if any) they will be performing outside of the 4-6 hours/day when people order lunches and dinners to be delivered.


Posted by bkengland
a resident of Whisman Station
on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:29 pm

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Thus bringing us to the end of personal delivery devices on our sidewalks eventually? Excellent!


Posted by SalsaMusic
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:38 pm

SalsaMusic is a registered user.

Bruce, food is just the beginning. Imagine getting anything you want from any store within 15mins. Groceries!!!!!


Posted by Nora S.
a resident of Rex Manor
on Sep 9, 2022 at 10:41 am

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This article reads like a press release. Did the journalists do any independent research?


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