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Amazon and FedEx Push to Put Delivery Robots on Your Sidewalk

Amazon hopes its Scout robots will carry packages autonomously the “last mile,” from delivery hubs to homes. PHOTOGRAPH: ROGER KISBY/GETTY IMAGES   The companies are backing bills in more than a dozen states that would legalize the devices. Some bills would block cities from regulating them at all.   IN FEBRUARY, A lobbyist friend urged Erik

To Beat Uber And Lyft, This Startup Vows To Give Its Drivers The Full Fare

Nomad Rides cofounders Michael McHugh (left) and Daniel Jones (right) launched the ride-hailing platform at Indiana University Bloomington.   Uber and Lyft have handily deflected any competition so far. Together, the two ride-hailing giants capture more than 98% of market spending, according to analytics company Second Measure. Commissions for each ride comprise a significant

Carriers consider ordering mega containerships

  Evergreen, Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming and COSCO all are said to be weighing new ship orders.   Evergreen and COSCO, along with COSCO affiliate OOCL and CMA CGM, are all members of the Ocean Alliance; Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming and Ocean Network Express are members of THE Alliance. The Danish website ShippingWatch said it had “market sources

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles

2019 Toyota Corolla   The safety features could prevent "rollaway" injuries...   Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine will automatically shut off. If a driver exits a vehicle without

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