Thursday, July 26, 2018

Walmart to transport shoppers in self-driving cars

Chain Store Age
Some of Walmart’s online grocery pickup shoppers are entitled to a new perk — a lift back home.

Through a partnership with Waymo, Google’s self-driving car project, Walmart is launching a pilot that will use Waymo vehicles to transport customers to and from a local store to pick up their groceries. The pilot, which is conducted out of one Walmart store in Chandler, Arizona, is being tested among a group of Waymo’s 400 daily users.. . . more