Amazon seeks approval for robotic deliveries


Meet Scout.

It weighs about 100 pounds.

It has six wheels.

It's already a celebrity.

And it may be coming to your Kansas neighborhood soon.

In what reflects an ongoing legislative battle pitting regulation against new technology, Amazon is lobbying lawmakers for a bill easing the way for its new robotic delivery vehicle - Scout.

The international e-commerce giant is asking the Legislature to allow the automated delivery vehicles to travel on city sidewalks and roads as they deliver packages to your home.

The bill also . . .


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