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Amazon Acquires Self-Driving Startup Zoox

Discussion in 'Autopilot & Autonomous/FSD' started by TMC Staff, Jun 26, 2020.

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    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...
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    This is a great deal for Amazon. I suspect we will see Zoox powered autonomous delivery vehicles for Amazon in a few years. They can be L4 and be geofenced around distribution centers and deliver packages from the local distribution center to nearby customers in a given area. Zoox seems ideal for that type of autonomous vehicle as they have good L4 and can easily map the areas that each vehicle will be geofenced to.
     
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    Incredible deal for Amazon
     
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