Alibaba’s logistics business unit Cainiao has been demonstrating a small, autonomous vehicle designed for goods deliveries.
Alibaba bought a controlling stake in Cainiao last year and said it would invest $15 billion into developing its logistics network and technologies.
This new vehicle may indicate the direction in which the companies are looking to go.
Cainiao is said to deliver more than 80 per cent of goods ordered through Alibaba websites, according to TechNode.com.
Alibaba is said to be the largest e-commerce company in the world.