SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Serve Robotics, the
leading autonomous sidewalk delivery company, today announced a
partnership with Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER), the world's
largest food delivery and ridesharing platform. The on-demand
robotic delivery service will be available to Uber Eats customers
starting in Los Angeles early next
The on-demand robotic delivery service will be available to Uber
Eats customers starting in Los
Angeles early next year.
Serve Robotics is shaping the future of sustainable,
self-driving delivery. Founded in 2017 as the robotics division of
Postmates, Serve is now an independent company on a mission to make
delivery more affordable, sustainable and accessible for everyone.
Guided by its proprietary autonomous technology, the company's
self-driving robots have successfully completed tens of thousands
of contactless deliveries in major U.S. cities. Serve is backed by
Uber, alongside other leading investors.
"Serve Robotics is looking forward to delivering great
convenience for Uber Eats merchants and customers," said Dr.
Ali Kashani, co-founder and CEO of
Serve Robotics. "Uber is our first commercial partner and will be a
strong source of demand for us as we use contactless delivery to
power community commerce at scale."
"We are excited to partner with Serve Robotics to test a new
kind of delivery in Los Angeles,
that's safe, reliable and environmentally friendly," said
Sarfraz Maredia, VP and Head of Uber
Eats in the US & Canada.
"We're always looking for ways to better serve merchants and
consumers, which is why we're working with the team at Serve to
explore the potential of this technology."
About Serve Robotics
Serve Robotics is shaping the
future of sustainable, self-driving delivery. The company designs,
develops and operates zero-emissions rovers that serve people in
public spaces, starting with food delivery. Founded in 2017 as the
robotics division of Postmates, Serve set out to build a robotic
delivery experience that delights customers, improves reliability
for merchants, and reduces vehicle emissions to zero. Four years
later, the company's self-driving rovers have successfully
completed tens of thousands of contactless deliveries in
Los Angeles and San Francisco. Spun off as an independent
company in February 2021, Serve is
backed by Uber and other world-class investors. Serve has several
established commercial partnerships and continues to expand its
partner platform. Find out more at www.serverobotics.com, follow us
on social media via Twitter and Instagram, or apply to join our
team on LinkedIn.
Uber's mission is to create opportunity
through movement. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how
do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 25
billion trips later, we're building products to get people closer
to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things
move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to
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SOURCE Serve Robotics Inc.