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Volvo wants that next order of groceries delivered directly to your car

20
Feb
2014

Taking an unorthodox approach to the concept of a connected car, Volvo has today revealed a new roam delivery service it is trying out. Its built around the car companys Volvo On Call and Sensus Connect technologies, allowing couriers to locate and access your vehicle — even while youre away from it — to drop off their packages. Smartphone and tablet apps will ping out relevant alerts and keep you updated, but the big hurdle to adoption here will surely be the level of trust thats required from the car owner. Volvos initial trial has shown as much, with 92 percent of participants saying they found the roam delivery option more convenient than receiving their online orders at home.

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