Ford taps Postmates for edge in self-driving delivery race

Ford taps Postmates for edge in self-driving delivery race

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it will partner with delivery service Postmates Inc as the automaker starts later this year testing in a U.S. city how to transport people, food and packages using its self-driving cars. Ford’s plans challenge the ambitions of ride services companies like Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and highlight how automakers and those with roots in the tech industry are forging separate paths to build businesses enabled by self-driving cars. While Ford has a partnership with ride-hailing company Lyft, the automaker is focusing on moving goods itself for businesses large and […]