"This is a good idea. Pizzas can't drive themselves," Gottheil said. "The customer has to take the delivered object out of the truck, which means that they have to be waiting for it, so I think it would be used locally. Take-out food is an obvious application."
Kerravala added that this is a great use for the self-driving car technology that Google has been working on for several years.
"I don't think customers care how they get their delivery, but this can help businesses lower costs and improve shipping times," he said.
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