Ford wants to launch drones from self-driving vans to deliver all your orders.
‘Autolivery’ concept unveiled at Mobile World Congress
by: Andrew J. Hawkins ( https://twitter.com/andyjayhawk )
Ford unveiled a new concept at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today: an electric self-driving delivery van that can launch a fleet of drones to pick up and drop off packages in hard-to-reach places. The automaker said the idea fits into its self-styled “City of Tomorrow,” a high concept vision of the future involving autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing, and a bevy of other transportation buzz words.
“Autolivery,” as the concept is called, is geared toward solving the last-mile challenge in delivery,