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Workhorse Group Tests Drone Delivery Pilot Program in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group is conducting autonomous drone package deliveries in real-world scenarios for homes in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area, using a system that is integrated with its line of electric delivery trucks.

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Teamsters Try to Nix UPS Drones, Self-Driving Vehicles

The Teamsters union is seeking to prevent UPS from using driverless vehicles or drones to deliver packages, the latter of which the parcel delivery company had already performed a number of tests on, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Mercedes-Benz Vans Tests Drone-Delivery Program

The Matternet M2 drones used in the pilot can carry packages of up to 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) over distances of up to 20 kilometers (12.4 miles).

Drone Delivery Company Pushes Into Dubai

An effort to push for autonomous drone delivery services in Dubai is being made following the creation of a new drone delivery service business.

State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Future Tech

Autonomous vehicles, drone technology, and connected-vehicle systems are just a few concepts that are part of a wave of innovations that could change the way fleets do business.

Insurance and Energy Industries are Embracing the Use of Drones

When I first read articles about the use of drones in fleet operations, I used to roll my eyes. But, no longer. After talking with many fleet managers, I now believe that drones in commercial applications will have a major impact in a variety of industries. At most companies, drone operations will fall outside the domain of fleet, at least initially. As FAA restrictions are eased, drones will proliferate into mainstream business practices, with the insurance and energy industries in the vanguard

Drones are Delivering the Future

Drones are popping up everywhere, including in package delivery fleets. Workhorse Group is currently in the testing phase with its drones for use with the company’s electric delivery trucks.

Video: DHL Tests Parcelcopter for Last Mile

DHL successfully used its Parcelcopter drone for last-mile deliveries during a three-month trial in Reit im Winkl in Germany earlier this year, the company announced.

Australia Post to Test Drone Delivery

Australia’s national postal service has announced its plans to trial the use of drones to deliver small parcels around the country.