Zoox Unveils All-Electric Robotaxi

Zoox, Amazon’s autonomous vehicle effort, unveiled Monday its all-electric robotaxi prototype. Amazon says the vehicle is designed for dense, urban environments. The vehicle is capable of operating up to 75 miles per hour and has bidirectional driving capabilities and four-wheel steering, which enables maneuvering through compact spaces and changing directions without the need to reverse.… Continue reading Zoox Unveils All-Electric Robotaxi

Amazon Acquires Self-Driving Startup Zoox

Amazon has purchased self-driving technology startup Zoox for more than $1 billion, the latest show of the online retailer’s interest in vehicles that can operate on their own. Amazon has previously placed bets on Rivian, which is developing self-driving tech to pair with its electric pickup and SUV; Aurora, which was co-founded by Chris Urmson, the… Continue reading Amazon Acquires Self-Driving Startup Zoox