Amazon Drones Ready to Replace Delivery Truck?

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You know what they say, when you're a kid Santa has a belly and arrivers on a sled and when you grow up he has a box van and ask you to sign for your new Edelbrock carburetors.
Some of us petrolheads see the delivery man so often we're on a first-name basis with him. But that could soon be a thing of the past.

Amazon shocked the world of package deliveries this sunday when company founder Jeff Bezos announced he wants to use unmanned aerial drones to deliver packages. They will be used on short regional and promise to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less.

A pilot program will be used to determine the viability of the scheme. Of course, the FAA will probably have something to say about machine that could fall out of the sky and… you know, cause accidents and stuff.

If they get it right, Black Friday and water cooler conversations will never be the same.

The drone still can't talk to the doorman, go up a bunch of stairs, knock on a door and avoid the dog. So for now, your job is safe mister delivery man.

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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