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Use of Autonomous Vehicles and Drones Expected to Rise in Transportation Industry

Use of Autonomous Vehicles and Delivery Drones Expected to Rise in Transportation Industry

ABI Research Survey Finds 30% of Transportation Industry Respondents Plan to Use Robotics to Support e-Commerce Delivery Growth in the Next Year.   SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, /PRNewswire/ — In a recent B2B technology survey of 455 U.S.-based companies across nine verticals, ABI Research finds that 30% of transportation industry respondents plan to introduce robotics into their business operations within the next year, with another 22%

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IDTechEx Research Releases New Report on Last Mile Delivery Electric Vehicles

IDTechEx Research Releases New Report on Last Mile Delivery Electric Vehicles DHL ElectricScooter Electric Van logistics robot drone delivery

The last mile EV market will reach over $792 billion by 2028 BOSTON, PRNewswire/ — The new IDTechEx Research report was released on July 19, Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028 concerns goods and people reaching final destination such as down the pathway past the guard dog or riding from the train station. Currently costing up to 55% of shipment costs, today’s expensive methods

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Airbus Helicopters Partners SingPost to test Autonomous Air Drone Delivery

Airbus Helicopters Partners SingPost to test Skyways Autonomous Air Drone Delivery

Singapore, Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) as its logistics partner for the innovative Skyways parcel delivery project. The announcement was made two days ago at the inaugural Rotorcraft Asia exhibition taking place in Singapore. Airbus Helicopters’ Skyways parcel delivery is an experimental project to develop a safe and economically viable aerial unmanned parcel delivery system for use

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UPS Tests Delivery Drone Launched From Van

UPS works with truck-launched drone-maker Workhorse Group in latest test    Test demonstrates potential efficiencies drones can provide on rural delivery routes Unlike previous drone tests, UPS/Workhorse test incorporates drone delivery into day-to-day delivery operations UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today that it has successfully tested a delivery drone that launches from the top of a UPS® package car, autonomously delivers a package to

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Freedonia Drones Expert Weighs in as Alphabet Drops Coffee Delivery Drones Plan

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, recently scrapped plans to partner with Starbucks to deliver coffee using drones.  Alphabet had previously tested delivery of the coffee chain’s products as part of its Project Wing pilot program.  The tests used hybrid vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) drones that hover in place and lower their cargo to the ground on a rope. According to Bloomberg.com,

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Burritos Delivery Drones

Google parent Alphabet Inc. plans this month to use drones to deliver burritos to a small number of staff and students at Virginia Tech, a limited test of the tech giant’s ambitious plans to quicken deliveries with unmanned aircraft. In the tests, drones from Alphabet’s research lab, X, will ferry burritos from a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. food truck to

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