Amazon's Scout delivery robots have arrived in California

Amazon's Scout delivery robots have arrived in California

Amazon’s self-driving robots, called Scout, are set to begin delivering packages to customers in Irvine, California.

The move comes after the e-commerce giant began testing the six-wheeled robots in a suburb of Seattle earlier this year.

“We’ll start with a small number of Scout devices, delivering Monday through Friday, during daylight hours. Customers in the Irvine area will order just as they normally would and their Amazon packages will be delivered either by one of our trusted carrier partners or by Scout,” Amazon says in a blog post.

“The same delivery options are available via Scout including fast, free same-day, one-day and two-day shipping for Prime members. The devices will autonomously follow their delivery route, and initially be accompanied by an Amazon Scout Ambassador,” it adds.

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