Walmart pitches plan for driverless delivery trucks


A new era of transportation could come to Kansas with a proposal that would clear the way for retailer Walmart to employ driverless delivery trucks.

Walmart is partnering with a Gatik, a transportation technology company based in Palo Alto, California, to deploy a driverless fleet of box trucks that would deliver goods from a warehouse to a retail outlet.

It was not immediately known where Walmart plans to operate the vehicles, and a company lobbyist refused to immediately answer any detailed questions about the project after a legislative hearing on the proposal.

The driverless vehicles, traveling along fixed, repeatable routes . . .


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