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Driverless food delivery: Nuro teams up with Uber Eats to deploy autonomous vehicles in Mountain View

Original post made on Sep 11, 2022

Nuro and Uber are embarking on a new multiyear partnership to use Nuro's driverless electric vehicles for food deliveries in the U.S., kicking off in Mountain View and Houston, the companies announced Thursday.

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2022 at 11:50 am

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Nuro cars have been driving around our neighborhoods for many months now.

Posted by resident3
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2022 at 1:19 pm

resident3 is a registered user.

Awful that this will means less jobs for drivers who at least don’t collect data on us for profit.

Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 11, 2022 at 7:39 pm

Nayeli is a registered user.

This will be fun! I'd like to order something just for the experience.

Posted by Lyle Chandler
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 12, 2022 at 7:49 am

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Does this mean that the CA DMV now allows driverless vehicles on the roads and freeways?

Those WAYMO vehicles (though they had a driver inside to monitor things) were a real nuisance...slow, over-deliberate, and just plain irritating to be around.

Posted by JJ
a resident of Mountain View
on Sep 12, 2022 at 12:28 pm

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..well ok, but who's gonna autonomously bring it to my door and hand it to me?

Posted by Arnold Jensen USN (ret.)
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 12, 2022 at 1:16 pm

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"...who's gonna autonomously bring it to my door and hand it to me?"
Nobody...but look on the bright side, a driverless car does not require a tip.

Nuro/Uber will simply attach an add-on charge for delivery.

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