Nuro Raises $940M in Funding

nuroNuro, a Mountain View, CA-based maker of a self-driving vehicle made for local goods transportation, raised $940m in funding.

The SoftBank Vision Fund made the investment.

The company intends to use the funds to grow the team, develop its self-driving technology, scale its fleet, expand the delivery service, and add new partners.

Co-founded in 2016 by Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu, Nuro provides a fully autonomous, on-road, low-speed, zero-emission, self-driving vehicle engineered for short neighborhood trips and for the exclusive purpose of transporting and delivering goods. It does not have space for a driver or passengers.
In 2018, the company partnered with Kroger, licensed its technology to venture backed autonomous trucking company Ike and launched in Arizona.



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