We’ve seen plenty of self-driving prototypes intended to transport people, but we’ve yet to encounter a completely autonomous process for transporting goods directly to a customer’s doorstep. With the new Autolivery concept, has envisioned a future of self-driving vans and drones working together to achieve this goal.
Not unlike something you’d expect to see in a sci-fi movie, the Autolivery concept is an electric self-driving van with deployable drones that can fly to your doorstep to pick up and drop off a package. In the video below, Ford demonstrates how this concept is particularly useful in high-rise buildings which typically present some of the biggest delivery challenges. Read more