Its drone delivery service may still be a few years away from prime time, but Amazon is about to start testing something almost as unexpected right now in Munich, Germany – delivering orders to the trunks of Prime subscribers’ Audi cars.
Yes, if you pay your monthly subs to Amazon, live in Munich and drive a car with some ‘Vorsprung durch Technik,’ you may be invited to try the experimental new service from next month, as noted by the Financial Times. Delivery agents will be given the ability to temporarily track your vehicle and will be given one-time keyless access to the trunk only.
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There’s no word on when a wider rollout will take place but Amazon says it eventually plans to offer the service to Prime members “everywhere.” it’s an innovative idea that uses your own car a bit like a personal alternative to the Amazon lockers that are popular in convenience stores.
➤ Amazon to deliver parcels to Audi boots [Financial Times]