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Hyundai adds restaurant delivery robots to the menu

South Korean auto champ teams up with nation's top Uber Eats-style app

Woowa Brothers' self-driving robots will carry orders from the restaurant to the customer's location at about 5kph to 6kph. (Photo courtesy of Woowa Brothers)

SEOUL -- Hyundai Motor will partner with Woowa Brothers, operator of South Korea's largest food delivery app, to develop robots that can carry meals from restaurant to door.

The South Korean companies envision a robot that can connect to a condominium's elevator system to travel between floors on its own, for example. The project will also involve developing an integrated management system that can handle multiple robots.

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