The companies said they will begin testing the service next week in the city of Frisco and neighboring Little Elm, two fast-growing communities north of Dallas where road traffic is “probably the biggest complaint we get,” said Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney.
“Every delivery made by drone is taking a delivery vehicle off our roads,” Cheney said.
It will be Wing’s first commercial expansion in the U.S. after years testing the concept in a Virginia town and parts of Australia and Finland. The drone company is a subsidiary of Google’s corporate parent, Alphabet.
“We’ve gradually moved into denser and denser environments,” said Jonathan Bass, Wing’s head of marketing and communications.
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