Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Tech
1-min read

Amazon Will Now Deliver Products to Your Car

The online giant said its Amazon Key, which enables in-home delivery and keyless guest access, now offers customers an option for deliveries inside their vehicle, if it has the right technology and is parked in a publicly accessible area.

AFP

Updated:April 25, 2018, 1:56 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Amazon Will Now Deliver Products to Your Car
(Representative image: Reuters)
Loading...

Washington: Amazon, which is already opening front doors for parcel delivery, now wants to offer the same service for vehicles.

The online giant said its Amazon Key, which enables in-home delivery and keyless guest access, now offers customers an option for deliveries inside their vehicle, if it has the right technology and is parked in a publicly accessible area.

"Since launching Amazon Key last November, we've safely delivered everything from cameras to collectible coins inside the home," said Amazon vice president Peter Larsen.

"In-car delivery gives customers that same peace of mind and allows them to take the Amazon experience with them. And, with no additional hardware or devices required, customers can start ordering in-car delivery today."

The in-car deliver for US customers requires a compatible vehicle with a model year of 2015 or later with an active General Motors OnStar or Volvo On Call account.

Amazon said support for even more vehicle makes and models will be added over time.

"Receiving a package securely and reliably in your car, without you having to be there, is something we think many people will appreciate," said Atif Rafiq, chief digital officer at Volvo Cars.

"This intersection between transportation and commerce could very well be the next wave of innovation, and we intend to be at the forefront."

Amazon said it uses "multiple layers of verification" to ensure security of in-car deliveries, which allow for unlocking and relocking of the vehicle and notification via the Amazon Key application.

Amazon Key was introduced last year as a secure and trackable way for packages to be delivered inside homes when people aren't there, using internet-connected locksets.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

| Edited by: Puja Menon
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results