Drive.ai wants to make delivery vehicles self-driving with retrofit kit

While most brainpower and investment in self-driving cars is betting on ride-sharing as the first widespread application, Carol Reiley and Sameep Tandon have a different approach: focus on commercial vans and delivery trucks.”We’re building retrofit kits for business fleets. We’[re interested in enabling delivery of goods, services and other things,” said Reiley , who turns 34 this week. “We are not interesting in building cars.”The kit includes a set of sensors embedded on a roof rack, cameras, LED lights, speakers and signs that display messages to help other drivers understand what the semi-autonomous vehicle is about to do.►Related:Can autonomous cars drive profits for automakers?►Related: Will Ford have completely self-driving car by 2021?Even in the rapidly evolving world of self-driving technology, Drive.ai is a new kid on the block. So far a group of seed investors…


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