Machinery : Industrial Robot : Autonomous Mobile Robot
Nuro’s first product is our autonomous vehicle called R2. Designed to transport items safely and efficiently, R2 is already delivering in select communities.
Nuro raises $600 million in Series D funding
This $600 million financing will support the development and deployment of Nuro’s autonomous delivery service in communities across the country. Dave Ferguson, Nuro co-founder and president, says: “We’re thrilled to have the backing of these prominent investors and world class companies, and honored that they support our vision of improving communities and revitalizing local commerce. “We believe this investment will allow us to accelerate our commercialization strategy and better everyday life with Nuro’s technology.”
Kroger and Nuro Announce Expanded Collaboration, Showcasing New Autonomous Vehicles Set to Power Grocery Delivery Service
In 2018, Kroger, America’s largest grocery retailer, and Nuro, leading autonomous vehicle company, announced a partnership to deliver fresh groceries with all-electric, autonomous vehicles. “Our expanded collaboration with Nuro supports Kroger’s commitment to provide fresh food, at a great value – all without asking our customers to compromise,” said Yael Cosset, Kroger’s Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “The role of autonomous vehicles in our seamless ecosystem continues to increase, contributing to meeting our customers in the context of their day without compromising on the quality or value, while contributing to our long-term growth and sustainability goals.”
Leveraging Nuro’s new third-generation vehicles, Kroger will continue to grow its digital offerings in Houston, one of the largest cities in the U.S., building on its commitment to anything, anytime, anywhere. Grocery delivery through autonomous vehicles is a leading-edge e-commerce solution that offers customer-focused convenience – regardless of basket size.
Introducing our New Manufacturing Facility and Test Track
This new manufacturing facility is how we’ll make the vehicles needed to serve neighborhoods across the country. Nuro’s vehicles will be entirely assembled in America, and we’ll be creating an initial 250 specialized careers that will positively impact many Nevada families and their communities. To fill these roles, Nuro is looking to partner with local universities, community colleges, and career training programs to build a talent pipeline, specifically targeting individuals traditionally underrepresented in current technology roles.