From self-driving cars to...autonomous delivery bots.
That's what Yandex, the Russian company most similar to Google and Alphabet complete with a self-driving car unit, is pivoting to with the Yandex.Rover. The company isn't abandoning its robo-taxis — in fact, it just started testing its growing fleet of self-driving cars in Detroit— but the new six-wheeled vehicles are joining the autonomous collection.
The company announced Thursday that its delivery bots, named Yandex.Rover (like the space exploration vehicles that have explored the Moon), started testing in Moscow at Yandex's headquarters. They can self-navigate around objects and obstacles and are only about the size of a suitcase. Read more...More about Autonomous Vehicles, Delivery Robot, Yandex, Tech, and Transportation