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Motional is in Los Angeles!

Motional's all-electric IONIQ 5 robotaxis are conducting autonomous deliveries for Uber Eats customers.

Motional and Uber Eats

Motional and Uber Eats conduct autonomous deliveries in Santa Monica

In early 2022, Motional began conducting autonomous deliveries for Uber Eats customers in Santa Monica, using our IONIQ 5 AVs. We modified the vehicle to have a special compartment to transport food, with customers able to easily retrieve their order by swiping on our partner’s app and collecting it from the backseat. Our service is the first time an AV has conducted deliveries on the Uber Eats network. Visit the Uber Eats app to request a delivery. 


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Back Seat Car

Motional’s IONIQ 5 Robotaxi

Motional developed the all-electric IONIQ 5 robotaxi through strategic collaboration with Hyundai Motor Group.

The IONIQ 5 robotaxi is a SAE level 4 autonomous vehicle, meaning it can safely operate without a driver. The autonomous technology is the result of decades of R&D by the Motional team and over two million miles of testing.

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Motional for Safe Streets

We believe AVs can improve road safety by eliminating accidents caused by human error, but we also know that safe transportation goes beyond our technology. Safe streets mean pedestrian and cyclist friendly roads, adequate infrastructure, effective use of public spaces, and more.  

In 2022, we launched Motional for Safe Streets, an initiative dedicated to supporting urban road safety. In LA, we partnered with two local organizations, CicLAvia and Streets Are For Everyone (SAFE), to support their activities in the community.


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Motional team members volunteering

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