Items tagged with Budweiser

Some laughed at the thought of Tesla developing a big rig capable of competing with the large fleets of diesel trucks that crisscross the United States. Given the company's penchant for product delays and quality glitches, many wondered who would actually pony up the cash to purchase a Tesla Semi. Apparently, Anheuser-Busch isn't bothered by such questions, as it has made the largest order to date of Tesla Semis. The beer manufacturer has pre-ordered 40 trucks in an effort to the increase the efficiency of its fleet and reduce its environmental impact. On the latter point, Anheuser-Busch says that it will reduce is "operational" carbon footprint by up to 30 percent by the year 2025. For a company... Read more...
We have all been there. You are at a lit party and your buddy asks you to go for a beer run. What do you choose? A 6-pack of a craft beer? A 24-pack of something cheap? How about 50,000 cans of Budweiser? Uber just completed the first commercial delivery made by a self-driving truck and it delivered 2,000 cases of one of America’s favorite beers. This past Tuesday, Otto, Uber’s self-driving vehicle operation drove roughly 125 miles from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, Colorado. The truck even passed through downtown Denver. It seems fitting that this delivery was made in one of the states with the most breweries per capita. Otto used cameras, radar, and lidar systems in order to “see” the road... Read more...
Forget about that awkward moment when you contemplate whether or not to whip out your smartphone and start asking for Facebook credentials at the local pub, only to find out the person you're drinking with isn't in to you. Budweiser has come up with what it believes is a better and more natural way to add to your social circle when meeting up for a cold one -- just clank your cup. Not any ordinary cup, mind you, but Budweiser's new Buddy Cup, which is a specially designed beer glass with an embedded chip inside that links to Facebook. When you first arrive at a Budweiser sponsored party, concert, or festival, the bottom of the cup is scanned with your smartphone to link up with your Facebook... Read more...