Uno dei camion che si guidano da soli di OTTO — un’azienda recentemente acquistata da Uber — ha completato il suo primo viaggio, di 120 miglia, in completa autonomia, per consegnare 50,000 birre.
Unlike Tesla’s Autopilot, Otto’s system offers true ‘Level 4’ autonomy. Once the rig hits the interstate, it is entirely capable of the job at hand, letting the human deal with paperwork, thumb her phone, or even catch a few Z’s.
“The technology is ready to start doing these commercial pilots,” says Otto co-founder Lior Ron. “Over the next couple of years, we’ll continue to develop the tech, so it’s actually ready to encounter every condition on the road.”