Uber Introduces Robot Food Delivery; Looks To Add EV Charging Stations In Its App

  • Uber Technologies, Inc (NYSE: UBER) launched pilot food delivery services with autonomous vehicles in two California cities in collaboration with Motional, the self-driving joint venture of Hyundai Motor Co, Ltd (OTC: HYMTF) and Aptiv PLC (NYSE: APTV).

  • Uber also looked to add electric vehicle charging stations into its global driver app, Reuters reports.

  • Related: Uber Adds Charter Buses To Its US App

  • Uber introduced one food delivery service using autonomous cars and a separate pilot using sidewalk robots.

  • Both the services were available to Uber Eats users in Santa Monica and West Hollywood in California.

  • Serve Robotics offered Uber's sidewalk robots.

  • Human operators will actively track the vehicles in both services.

  • Uber will launch a map of electric vehicle charging stations in its driver app in the U.S. this summer and later worldwide.

  • Price Action: UBER shares traded lower by 3.16% at $23.62 on the last check Monday.

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