However, as there have been concerns about the home service having flaws, it's worth remembering that a vehicle is like a house you can drive to Mexico, so there's a trust element here. The thought of a stranger getting into your home or vehicle, no matter how thorough the background checks on delivery personnel gets or how many measures Amazon has in place to prevent their delivery people from robbing customers. The retail and technology giant has given its Prime subscribers access to get packaged delivered to the trunk of their vehicle, without any additional costs. A user could authorize their home or apartment address so a package could be delivered into their vehicle parked on the street or in a driveway there instead of being left on the doorstep. They can keep track of their packages in real-time and receive updates throughout the transaction.
Approximately seven million 2015-model-year-or-newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are equipped with 4G LTE WiFi, a technology where GM leads the industry.
Remotely unlocking cars has been around for years via certain automotive manufacturer apps and through General Motor's OnStar service but this is the first large scale effort to expand an automobile's remote access beyond the owner and automotive manufacturer.
Amazon customers in the US who have certain GM or Volvo cars can now have their packages delivered to their vehicles and left locked in the boot.
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The app updates customers when the package is on its way, when the package has been delivered, and when the door is unlocked and relocked.
AMZN says the in-car delivery service is available for Same-Day, Two-Day and Standard shipping, with customers simply selecting "In-Car" delivery at checkout.
"We believe that using in-car delivery for high-value items that you don't want sitting on a front stoop or in the rain is a strong benefit for our customers", he told the E-Commerce Times.
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Amazon sends you a notification that the package is on its way, with a four-hour delivery window.
To use Amazon Key In-Car, you must download the Amazon Key app and link it to your compatible car. And no special access or keys are given to the driver. "And, with no additional hardware or devices required, customers can start ordering in-car delivery today", Larsen said.
"This mix of vehicle and commerce is starting the next wave of innovation and we intend to be at the forefront".
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