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Posted on: November 13, 2019

In the News: Autonomous Delivery in Suburban Houston

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For months now, Nuro’s robotically piloted vehicles have been quietly delivering groceries around Houston, laying the groundwork for a new era of autonomy.

On the muggy streets of suburban Houston, amid McMansions, bright green lawns and stately oak trees, a futuristic race is quietly afoot.

The contestants are not people but late-model Toyota Priuses outfitted with an array of sophisticated sensors. Despite fierce competition and unending pressure to perform, the nearly silent electric vehicles do not speed. They move cautiously, rigorously following traffic laws and never topping 25 mph.

Source:  The Washington Post, 11/13/2019


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