Amazon is trialling a fully-electric autonomous delivery robot called ‘Scout’ to take packages to their final destination. Created by the online retailer, the delivery bots roll along the pavement at a walking pace and are being used to drop off packages in a neighbourhood in Snohomish County, Washington. Customers order their goods as per normal online and they will then be delivered by a traditional courier company or directly by Amazon Scout. Six devices are being tested, delivering packages Monday […]
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