The ubiquitous JD.com delivery driver and his electric tricycle could soon become an endangered species, after the e-commerce company revealed it is to partners with two local carmakers in researching what it claims will be the country’s first autonomous delivery vans – its latest effort to use unmanned vehicles to increase delivery efficiency across the country. Photo: Reuters

From drones to self-driving vans, China’s version of Amazon, JD.com, continues drive for faster, human-less deliveries

Chinese e-commerce giant has teamed up with Chinese carmakers SAIC Maxus and Dongfeng, to conduct research on autonomous vans

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The ubiquitous JD.com delivery driver and his electric tricycle could soon become an endangered species, after the e-commerce company revealed it is to partners with two local carmakers in researching what it claims will be the country’s first autonomous delivery vans – its latest effort to use unmanned vehicles to increase delivery efficiency across the country. Photo: Reuters
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