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These robotic dogs will soon deliver your Amazon packages in self-driving cars

by Ankit Chawla

Major German automotive brand Continental has some big plans for package deliveries in the future.

With the convenience of online shopping growing across the world, delivery is one area which needs disruption given the amount of manpower involved currently.

Continental, known for its high-quality vehicle tyres, has a solution that involves delivery robots and driverless cars. Sound interesting? Read on.

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Delivery robots, as a concept, have been around for the past couple of years now but have always had the limitation of not being able to travel long distances due to several environmental hindrances.

However, Continental proposes the combination of these robo-dogs, if you may, with self-driving cars to solve the issue of package deliveries. How this would work is one driverless vehicle would be roughly the size of a hatchback. It would be able to fit in a certain number of these robotic dogs who can then be transported across longer distances.

The company is already working on its driverless vehicle project, called the Cube, which it is willing to customise as per needs of various robot manufacturers. This appears to be the natural progression in the times of surging demand for e-commerce.

Continental also says that when not making any deliveries, these self-driving vehicles could be used as taxi cabs to keep them deployed effectively.

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