Kroger supermarket chain tests driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona

[embedded content] Autonomous grocery delivery buggies may roam U.S. neighborhoods if Kroger’s pilot program works out. The largest American supermarket chain announced a partnership with Mountain View, California-based Nuro this week to test the concept of driverless home deliveries. The pilot started on Thursday, August 16, at a single Fry’s Food and Drug store in Scottsdale, Arizona, according … Read moreKroger supermarket chain tests driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona

Autonomous cars: Waymo and Walmart partner in a grocery pickup service

Autonomous-car outfit Waymo is about to start ferrying shoppers to and from a Walmart store in Arizona as part of its efforts to explore different uses for its self-driving technology. The trial is part of Waymo’s “early rider” program that gives selected residents in Phoenix access to its fleet of self-driving minivans. The new service … Read moreAutonomous cars: Waymo and Walmart partner in a grocery pickup service