Drone’s in Shanghai to deliver takeaways

Takeaway food delivery drones have been given the go-ahead in China the service will be provided by Ele.me, which is owned by Alibaba, has been given permission by the authorities to deliver takeaways by drone along 17 routes in Shanghai’s Jinshan Industrial Park. Customers will receive their deliveries within 20 minutes of ordering. Ele.me said the drone deliveries would substantially reduce its operating costs, compared with regular road deliveries.

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Thursday 31st May