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BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business

    General Motors has rolled out BrightDrop, moving them further into the business of first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics. “BrightDrop offers a smarter way to deliver goods and services,” said Mary Barra, GM Chairman and CEO. To lower costs, maximize productivity, improve safety, increase security, and support sustainability, Barra said, […] The post BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, General Motors, Green, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Trucks, Alternative Energy, Ev, Barra, Vans, Gizmology, GM Death Watch, Mary Barra GM, Technlogy, Delivery Vehicles


Getting Into the Game: Amazon Purchases AV Startup Zoox for an Undisclosed Sum

Always eager to slash delivery costs — especially if the government opts to stop subsidizing the company via the U.S. Postal Service — Amazon has been getting chummy with EV startups. It’s also begun exploring new business opportunities in regard to food delivery and ride hailing, resulting in sizable investments into both sectors. On Friday, Amazon announced it […] The post Getting Into the Game: Amazon Purchases AV Startup Zoox for an Undisclosed Sum appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Amazon, Autos, Mergers and Acquisitions, Autonomous Vehicles, Avs, U S Postal Service, Self Driving, News Blog, Buyouts, Zoox, Autonomous Development, Robo-taxi, Delivery Vehicles, Amazon Purchases AV Startup Zoox


Could Coronavirus Complications Make AVs More Popular?

As the coronavirus epidemic scares populations out of stores, transportation hubs, and stock markets, autonomous vehicles may be getting a leg up in China. Bloomberg reports that Neolix, an autonomous delivery company based in Beijing, has seen a surge in demand as people opt to stay home (or are forced into quarantined by the Chinese government). Founder […] The post Could Coronavirus Complications Make AVs More Popular? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Beijing, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Avs, Self Driving, China Bloomberg, News Blog, Industry Trends, Neolix, Delivery Vehicles, Coronavirus, Autonomous Delivery Vehicles, Autonomous Pods


Mahindra Examines 2nd Michigan Plant For Potential Postal Contract

Mahindra, the company that produces the intentionally Jeep-like Roxor, is looking at sites in Detroit, Oakland County, and Genesee County in the event that it lands a $6 billion contract to supply the U.S. Postal Service with delivery vehicles. While USPS has already begun supplementing the now-ancient Grumman LLV with more-modern vans and utility vehicles, it launched an […] The post Mahindra Examines 2nd Michigan Plant For Potential Postal Contract appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Usps, Autos, Jeep, Genesee County, U.S. Postal Service, Mahindra, News Blog, Mahindra & Mahindra, Government Contracts, Mahindra Automotive North America, ROXOR, Postal Vehicles, Delivery Vehicles, Detroit Oakland County, Grumman LLV