Amazon Said To Halt Live Tests Of 'Scout' Delivery Bot On Unsatisfactory Performance - (NASDAQ:AMZN)


  • Inc. AMZN has reportedly halted the live testing of its automated delivery robot “Amazon Scout.”
  • The e-commerce giant found the program failed to meet customer needs, according to Reuters.
  • An Amazon spokesperson told the newswire it was “reorienting” the program, instead of complete abandonment, and workers would be matched to other open roles at the company.
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  • A Benzinga inquiry sent to Amazon didn’t elicit a response as of the time of publication.
  • Amazon launched the Scout robot in 2019 and it operated at select locations including Irvine in California and Snohomish County in Washington. It later expanded the six-wheeled box-like device to serve in Atlanta in Georgia and Franklin in Tennessee.
  • Price Action: Amazon shares closed 0.54% lower at $120.30 on Thursday, according to data from Benzinga Pro.


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