Tuesday October 25, 2016

Uber's Self-Driving Truck Company Completes A 120-Mile Beer Run

Now this is the kind of self-driving car story I think we can all get behind! In fact, if self driving technology never progressed further than delivering food and beer, I'd be cool with that.

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If you're in Colorado and grab a can of Budweiser, it's possible that you might be sipping beer delivered by Uber's autonomous truck company. Today, Otto confirmed that on October 20th, it "completed the world's first shipment by a self-driving truck," a delivery that involved transporting 2,000 cases (or 51,744 cans) of Bud from Fort Collins, Colorado to Colorado Springs along Interstate 25.

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