Unless you've been living under a rock these past few years, you know how ubiquitous Uber has become. If you need a ride or some food delivered, chances are you've opened the Uber app. That said, it comes as little surprise that the first self-driving freighter truck—which made its first delivery last week—was owned by the San Francisco-based transportation company. And while the voyage could have carried any kind of goods, Uber chose to ship the most precious cargo of all: beer
According to the Verge, the driverless 18-wheeler made the trip from an Anheuser-Busch plant in Loveland, Colorado to Colorado Springs carrying 50,000 cans of Budweiser.
The big rig is owned by Uber, and manufactured by Volvo, but under the control of Otto, a self-driving truck start-up that the company acquired back in August. Otto was built by ex-Google and Apple engineers and currently controls five trucks that will eventually make large-scale deliveries without the danger of human error.