Walmart will offer autonomous grocery deliveries in Arizona

Walmart is expanding its experiments with self-driving grocery deliveries courtesy of a new trial in Surprise, Arizona. In the wake of its partnership with Ford, the retailer’s latest pilot will use startup Udelv‘s autonomous cargo vans “custom-made” for food drop-offs. When the trial kicks off later this month, Walmart customers can have their groceries driven […]

Tesla offers ‘immediate’ Model 3 deliveries to boost sales numbers

Tesla is determined to burnish its Model 3 sales figures, and that means getting the EV into customers’ hands as quickly as possible — including through some unconventional methods. Electrek has learned that Tesla is emailing reservation holders promising “immediate delivery” of certain rear wheel drive Model 3s on a “first-come, first served basis.” It’s […]

Boeing’s 737 Boss Steps Down After Deliveries Fall Behind

Boeing Falls Behind on Deliveries of Its Top-Selling 737 Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Faraday Future Shows First Body in White FF 91, Claims Deliveries Begin in December

Take the following information with a golf ball-sized grain of salt. Faraday Future, the automotive startup that’s been teetering on the verge of collapse for years, says deliveries of the FF 91 will begin in December. Despite being ghost-funded by a Chinese billionaire who’s been blacklisted due to unpaid debts, losing a factory deal with the State […]

First Deliveries of $35K Version of Tesla Model 3 Delayed until Late 2018

– Tesla has delivered about 10,000 examples of its Model 3 sedans so far but has thus far failed to deliver on one important item that was central to why this model garnered so much hype: its $ 35,000 base price. First U.S. deliveries of the standard-range (220 mile) version of the Model 3, still expected […]

Uber’s self-driving trucks are making deliveries in Arizona

Uber announced today that its self-driving trucks have been operating in Arizona for the last couple of months. The company said it has two main transfer hubs in Sanders and Topock, but other than that, Uber is being pretty tight-lipped about the operation. For instance, it hasn’t shared how many trucks are in use, how […]

Amazon expands Whole Foods deliveries to Prime Now users in San Francisco and Atlanta

Amazon has announced that it’s expanding its Whole Foods delivery service to Prime members in San Francisco and Atlanta. The move comes a month after the ecommerce giant first revealed it was leveraging its $ 13.7 billion Whole Foods acquisition to introduce free two-hour grocery deliveries through Prime Now in just a handful of markets, […]

Amazon splurges on Ring, hopes smart doorbells bolster in-home deliveries

Enlarge / Ring Video Doorbell 2 (credit: Ring) Amazon continues to bring smart home startups under its wing with its newest acquisition. According to a Reuters report, the online retailer agreed to buy Ring, maker of connected video doorbells and smart home security cameras, for reportedly more than $ 1 billion. The California-based startup is […]

Amazon now offers free Whole Foods deliveries in the U.S. within 2 hours through Prime Now

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the technology industry last year was Amazon’s shift into the brick-and-mortar realm with its $ 13.7 billion acquisition of organic supermarket chain Whole Foods. In the months following the deal’s closure, Amazon didn’t waste time leveraging its presence in the physical world, slashing Whole Foods pricing, promising special […]