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Softbank Invests $1B in Robo-Delivery Startup Nuro

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Feb 11, 2019 8:49 PM 2+ mon ago

Softbank Invests $1B in Robo-Delivery Startup Nuro

Nuro's R-1 can carry more stuff than sidewalk delivery bots, and while it drives in the street, its slim profile makes moving safely easier.

For the past two months, a pair of funny-looking, toaster-like creatures have been busily toting groceries from the Fry's Food supermarket to people's homes in Scottsdale, Arizona. Now, residents of the Phoenix suburb should get ready to see a lot more of these bots: Nuro, the self-driving startup that builds and operates the diminutive automatons, announced this morning it has received a $940 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund.

The deal--the biggest investment in a self-driving company in recent months--continues SoftBank's steady march into the transportation industry: The Japanese giant has also invested in Uber, Mapbox, and parking "platform" ParkJockey. Last year, it put $2.25 billion into General Motor's self-driving arm, Cruise.

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