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Aurora Flight Services' Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) took another step forward as an AACUS-enabled UH-1H helicopter autonomously delivered 520 lb (236 kg) of water, gasoline, MREs, communications gear, and a cooler capable of carrying urgent supplies such as blood to US Marines in the field... Continue Reading AACUS-equipped autonomous helicopter makes first cargo deliver
UK startup Arrival is working with UPS to develop a new mini fleet of electric delivery vehicles. The e-trucks are to be rolled out in London and Paris this year and are reported capable of rolling much farther between charges than other electric service vehicles currently in operation... Continue Reading UPS announces upcoming Arrival of electric delivery trucks Category: Automotive Tag
The people-moving potential of a Hyperloop rightly generates a lot of the buzz, after all we are talking about fizzing people through low-vacuum tubes at close to the speed of sound. But what about its capacity to moves goods with new levels of efficiency? Richard Branson's Virgin Hyperloop One has just introduced a new service called Cargospeed that, if it gets up and running, is promised
Silicon Valley robotics firm Zipline made headlines when it launched what it claimed was the world's first national drone delivery service, for transporting blood to medical clinics in Rwanda. Now, the company has announced an overhaul of that system, which involves upgrading to the "world's fastest delivery drone."..Continue Reading Zipline announces faster-than-ever drone delivery serviceCa
If Amazon's delivery drones do actually enter our lives, what will they look like and how might they move around? Will they launch from moving trains or blimps? Will they recharge on lamp posts and self-destruct in midair? If the latest patient issued to the company is anything to go by, perhaps they will be waved down by customers awaiting deliveries. ..Continue Reading Amazon lands patent f
When you think about all the logistical challenges involved, perhaps the use of aerial drones to deliver goods to peoples' homes just isn't feasible. That's why several groups are now developing ground-based delivery drones. One of the latest, Barcelona-based Eliport, envisions a system in which people don't even need to be involved...Continue Reading Eliport delivery robots won't need us hum
We've seen ground-based delivery drones before, although they're typically little things that are designed to travel on sidewalks along with pedestrians. Nuro, however, is different. The vehicle is made to go on the road like a regular car, and today it was announced that it's got US$92 million in Series A funding behind it...Continue Reading Nuro unveils its autonomous delivery vehicleCatego
Since there are still technical and legislative challenges to overcome regarding the widespread use of aerial delivery drones, ground-based models may actually end up beating them to entering frequent service. One of the latest to hit our radar is the two-wheeled self-balancing YAPE, from Italy's e-novia...Continue Reading Italian delivery drone takes to the streetsCategory: RoboticsTags:
to be showcased at CES 2018, the autonomous e-novia YAPE delivers goods around cities while avoiding traffic and producing zero emissions.The post self-driving e-novia YAPE robot proposes future of urban delivery services appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Anheuser-Busch, brewer of Budweiser (and other, lesser known ales), is looking to reduce the environmental footprint of shipping its products all over the US. Part of this means shifting towards greener forms of trucking, and for the American brewhouse, Tesla's recently-revealed electric Semi is a good place to start...Continue Reading Budweiser-maker loads up on electric Tesla Semis for beer is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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