Kroger and Nuro confirmed that they will be testing a grocery delivery system employing the latter’s self-driving pods. The collaboration has verified that Scottsdale, Arizona will be the very first city to utilize the pilot.
Buyers can place orders at the web portal or perhaps mobile application of Fry’s Food Stores on East McDowell Rd in Scottsdale from now. Throughout the ordering procedure, they will have to pick an appropriate slot for same day or perhaps next day shipping and a set fee of $5.95 is going to be employed at checkout, irrespective of the scale of the purchase.
Kroger really wants to pull more buyers the convenience of inexpensive grocery shipping and delivery, and the pilot with Nuro will help them analyze and figure out how to comprehend customer contentment of self-sufficient automobiles in their seamless products.
Fry’s buyers won’t obtain their groceries supplied by Nuro pods immediately though. At first, Nuro will use a pre-existing fleet of self-supporting Toyota Prius automobiles, with a personalized R1 driverless shipment automobile rolling into Scottsdale later on.