SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – DoorDash is about to start testing self-driving food delivery in San Francisco.
The San Francisco-based company is teaming up with General Motors to test food delivery using autonomous vehicles.READ MORE: UPDATE: Alameda County Supes Vote To Help Finance Oakland A's Stadium
Auto giant GM has been developing self-driving technology through its San Francisco-based Cruise Automation arm since 2013.READ MORE: Bay Area Health Experts Weigh In After FDA Advisers Back Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11
The company says it plans to use Chevy Bolt electric vehicles for the first round of food delivery test-runs. There will be a driver on board to take over in case of an emergency. They will start out with one vehicle and add more over the next six months.MORE NEWS: Curry Scores 23, Warriors Top Thunder To Remain Unbeaten, 106-98
Certain DoorDash customers will be opt-in for autonomous delivery if they live within the company’s ‘operating area,’ according to Ad Week.