Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Walmart will test driverless grocery deliveries in Houston

Walmart is about to experiment with autonomous grocery delivery in a big way. The big-box retailer is launching a pilot program in Houston that will use Nuro's self-driving R1 vehicle to shuttle food from "select" stores to customers who've opted into the program. The companies didn't outline how customers would enroll, but Houstonians can expect service to start in the "coming weeks."

The test run will help Nuro and Walmart "develop and refine" their services, including providing the best "end-to-end" experience for shoppers. . . . more