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Meituan plans to replace employees with delivery robots

Meituan is preparing to change the streetscape in Beijing. In parts of the capital, the company, which uses a yellow kangaroo as its mascot, has been given permission to test a fleet of autonomous delivery robots. The food delivery service began the pilot project back in February 2020, sending food orders to its customers this way during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the company has sent around 35,000 orders to 20 Beijing apartment blocks using autonomous delivery vehicles.

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