News Link: Amazon Prime Air – Delivery By External Drones by Online Giant – By: MK(Editor)
Amazon Deals with External Manufacturers for Drone Delivery Amazon Prime Air.
U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc has laid off dozens of R&D and manufacturing staff from its delivery drone project, APA
The company has reached tentative deals with two external manufacturers to build component parts of its long-awaited drone. More deals will be with thirs parties, it said.
The full terms of the agreements with Austria’s FACC Aerospace and Spain’s Aernnova Aerospace will finalize soon. Citing a person familiar with Amazon’s plans.
In June Jeff Wilke, the chief executive officer of Amazon’s worldwide consumer business – drone deliveries will be available “in months”.
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Amazon is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry. along with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. The company has been referred to as “one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world”, as well as the world’s most valuable brand.
Amazon is a company by Jeff Bezos in Bellevue, Washington, on July 5, 1994. The company started as an online marketplace for books but expanded to sell electronics, software, video games, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. 2015, Amazon surpassed Walmart as the most valuable retailer in the United States by market capitalization. In 2017, Amazon acquired Whole Foods Market for US$13.4 billion, which substantially increased its footprint as a physical retailer. In 2018, Bezos announced that its two-day delivery service, Amazon Prime, had surpassed 100 million subscribers worldwide.