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H-E-B testing delivery using self-driving vehicle

Posted: 11:26 AM, Jul 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-10 12:26:24-04
H-E-B self-driving vehicle

SAN ANTONIO, TX — H-E-B is testing a pilot program that will deliver groceries to customers via self-driving vehicles.

According to the grocery chain, an autonomous van with driverless technology will deliver groceries to customers near the Olmos Park H-E-B, just north of downtown San Antonio.

H-E-B is partnering with Udelv, a California-based company, in order to test the technology, which will include the vehicle's ability to hold multiple orders of goods and travel at city street and highway speeds. During the first phase of the program, H-E-B says the autonomous vehicles will have a driver.

H-E-B says only select customers will be able to sign up to receive goods during the testing phase.