Everybody knows by now that the delivery drone ambitions of companies like FedEx and UPS amount to marketing stunts. But what happens when those stunts don’t go quite as planned? UPS knows because it recently bungled a delivery drone demo in front of a bunch of reporters.
In some parts of the world, those 30+ year-old Grumman LLVs just don’t do the trick. That’s where these ten bizarre modes of shipping mail (and cars, and planes, and other ships) come in handy.
Domino’s Pizza has created their own trim level of the Chevy Spark; the “DXP.” It’s a single-seat pizza deliverymobile with an oven where the rear window was. I can smell the singed cardboard already!
We're at the peak of the busiest delivery season of the year. To prove how mad it is, Animal New York recorded this insane 24-hour time-lapse of a UPS parking lot packed with truck trailers behind its office in Hell's Kitchen—"Due to space constraints, this plays out like an real life game of Tetris."
Is this pizza-delivering drone from Dominos just a publicity stunt, or a tantalizing look at the future of food delivery? Because while the eight-bladed DomiCopter is a little impractical given it needs a skilled pilot, eventually autonomous drones will be capable of delivering a piping hot pizza in mere minutes…
When Elizabeth LeFevre went into labor around midnight last Tuesday morning, the drive to the hospital was complicated by one serious problem: Interstate 25, which runs between the family's home near Cañoncito and Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, was shut down by a snowstorm.
Here's something you don't see every day — a 92-year-old four-cylinder Buick engine purring away like a kitten, hanging out just off Woodward Avenue. This Buick truck is in largely unrestored condition and fired up on the very first crank of the hand starter. The truck is equipped with a "Valve-in-Head Engine", with…
UPS, the company known for offering it services under the color brown, is now taking a green route by adding a whole bunch of alternative energy vehicles to its fleet. Unlike other companies that declares greenness by adding a couple vehicles, UPS has ordered 200 hybrid-electric and 300 compressed natural gas vans.…
LeftLane News posted photos allegedly (they sure look it) of a new, $1.4 zxsashjdqowhillion Bugatti Veyron being delivered to an unknown dealership. We just hope the UPS guy doesn't drop it down the steps, like he did with our IKEA lamp. I'd check out the box before signing — once bitten, and all that.