May 18, 2020 / 11:07 AM / 9 days ago

FACTBOX-Investors pour billions into automated delivery startups

May 18 (Reuters) - Since September, investors have pumped at least $6 billion into more than two dozen startups that are automating delivery of goods and food, from heavy trucks to sidewalk robots and drones.

Among them: Waymo Country: United States Transport type: People, goods Last raise: $3 billion Dates: March 2, 2020 and May 12, 2020 Corporate investors: Alphabet, Magna, AutoNation AEV Robotics Country: Australia Transport type: People, goods Last raise: $2.5 million Date: April 7, 2020 Corporate investors: n/a AutoX Country: United States Transport type: People, goods Last raise: undisclosed Date: December 1, 2019 Corporate investors: Alibaba Boxbot Country: United States Transport type: Last mile Last raise: undisclosed Date: March 5, 2020 Corporate investors: Toyota Gatik Country: United States Transport type: Last mile Last raise: undisclosed Date: February 25, 2020 Corporate investors: n/a Neolix Country: China Transport type: Last mile Last raise: $28.6 million Date: March 11, 2020 Corporate investors: Lixiang Optimus Ride Country: United States Transport type: People, goods Last raise: $50 million Date: November 6, 2019 Corporate investors: n/a Pony.ai Country: United States Transport type: People, goods Last raise: $462 million Date: February 25, 2020 Corporate investors: Toyota, Comcast Udelv Country: United States Transport type: Last mile Last raise: $1.5 million Date: December 1, 2019 Corporate investors: Marubeni Wayve Country: United Kingdom Transport type: People, goods Last raise: $20 million Date: November 18, 2019 Corporate investors: n/a Einride Country: Sweden Transport type: Long-haul freight Last raise: $25 million Date: October 10, 2019 Corporate investors: Ericsson Embark Country: United States Transport type: Long-haul freight Last raise: $70 million Date: September 25, 2019 Corporate investors: n/a Inceptio Country: China Transport type: Long-haul freight Last raise: $100 million Date: April 26, 2020 Corporate investors: n/a TuSimple Country: China Transport type: Long-haul freight Last raise: $215 million Date: September 17, 2019 Corporate investors: UPS, Nvidia, Mando Matternet Country: United States Transport type: Drones Last raise: $5.7 million Date: January 14, 2020 Corporate investors: Daimler, Boeing, Sony UVL Robotics Country: Russia Transport type: Drones Last raise: $500,000 Date: March 20, 2020 Corporate investors: n/a sources: PitchBook, Reuters analysis

Reporting by Paul Lienert in Detroit and Jane Lee in San Francisco Editing by Nick Zieminski

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below