Start-up Zoox: Amazon buys specialists for Autonomous Driving

Amazon.com dare, a billion-dollar and somewhat puzzling acquisition in the field of Autonomous driving. The Online retailer announced on Friday the acquisition

Start-up Zoox: Amazon buys specialists for Autonomous Driving

Amazon.com dare, a billion-dollar and somewhat puzzling acquisition in the field of Autonomous driving. The Online retailer announced on Friday the acquisition of Zoox, a California-based specialist for self-driving cars. A price was not mentioned, according to media reports, Amazon pays more than a billion dollars. It would be one of the larger acquisitions in the history of the company. Zoox has a rating of 2018, however, to investors with $ 3.2 billion.

Roland Lindner

economic correspondent in New York.

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Zoox is an Autonomous driving technology has evolved, and tested in converted premises of Toyota in some American cities. In addition, the 2014 founded company, but also working on its own self-driving car. What Amazon intends to do with the Zoox, is, however, unclear, the group has made in its notification no information.

would be An obvious speculation that Amazon is counting on the technology of Zoox in his vast logistics network, similar to how the company also operates, orders using drone delivery. Some time ago, Amazon has also introduced a robot that delivers packages to customers.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 11:20

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