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Alibaba Tries Car Vending Machine In China

Ford and Alibaba, who are teaming up on a venture to enter China’s electric vehicle market, plan to open two fully automated vending-machine stores in January in Shanghai and Nanjing. The entire transaction can be handled online, without any human interaction. First, when a consumer sees a car they like on the street, they take a picture of it using the Taobao app. To schedule a test drive, they add their vital info and snap a selfie.

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