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Source: Ford Motor Company

Domino's And Ford Team Up To Test Out 'Self-Driving' Delivery

By Brian Spaen

Self-driving vehicles will certainly change delivery services, and it’ll be getting an early test in bringing pizza to customers. Ford and Domino’s Pizza will be collaborating to see how customers react to the new vehicle at one of the stores in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It’s unfortunately not as cool as it seems with a human driver in the front seat, but it will be gauging consumer interest through the process.

When people order from Domino’s in a specific location, they’ll be asked if they want to participate in the study. When they say yes, the delivery goes a bit differently than normal. Instead of somebody driving up and knocking on the door, a Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle will stay in the driveway and alert the customer that the pizza is there. Customers will then have to approach the car and take the order from an opened window.

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Source: Ford Motor Company