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By Sherif Marakby, Ford Vice President, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification
Location, location, location! For decades, businesses have operated on the mantra that to succeed, they must find the perfect spot, but in a rapidly changing mobility landscape, is that still true? What if businesses – small, medium and large – could use self-driving vehicles to loosen the grip of geography, changing the way they operate and the way our communities operate in the process?
At Ford, we believe that’s the kind of potential autonomous technology holds, and why we expect our partnership with Postmates, a company that’s already making big improvements to the lives of city dwellers, can make an even bigger impact on local economies. Like us, Postmates is on a mission to help people unlock the best of their cities, with a focus on creating a reliable on-demand delivery network – one that gives consumers better access to the goods they need.
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