Amazon now delivers to your vehicle

To beat porch thieves, Amazon will deliver packages to members' parked cars

To beat porch thieves, Amazon will deliver packages to members' parked cars

The Seattle company on Tuesday began offering delivery in 37 cities to Amazon Prime members who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles.

After that it's pretty simple, just park your auto in a publicly accessible parking space within two blocks of your delivery address.

"If the damage is caused by a delivery and a customer calls, we will make sure it's right", Rohit Shrivastava, general manager of Amazon Key, told the New York Times. The retail and technology giant has given its Prime subscribers access to get packaged delivered to the trunk of their auto, without any additional costs. Users download the Amazon Key app and link it to their OnStar and Amazon accounts and use it to enter their authorized addresses.

For its part, the Amazon Key in-car delivery service is an app-based method that utilizes a similar concept as the in-home method.

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The Amazon Key In-Car Delivery allows customers to get packages delivered directly inside the trunk of their vehicle within four hours of ordering online.

On the day of the delivery, customers will get a notification about the expected time of delivery. These systems provide remote access to vehicles, which makes Key In-Car possible. From there, they can link their connected auto and start their Amazon orders. Such a service might appeal to anyone who isn't so keen to unlock their home for a drop-off when they aren't present, or to those who just can't get deliveries at home or to the office for one reason or another.

In-car delivery likely will appeal to some customers, acknowledged Josh Lowitz, a partner at Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. "Receiving a package securely and reliably in your vehicle, without you having to be there, is something we think many people will appreciate".

In a related vein, Amazon also sells a "smart lock" system called Amazon Key In-Home that can be operated remotely and pairs up with a cloud-connected video camera to monitor its use.

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Perhaps most importantly, Amazon Key In-Car removes the barrier of having a stranger inside your home while you aren't there. No special codes or keys are given to the driver. "In-car delivery gives customers that same peace of mind and allows them to take the Amazon experience with them".

CNBC has the details on Amazon's new delivery option.

Amazon says it's bringing packages directly into your vehicle, if you're willing to trust it.

By contrast, the in-car delivery service is free for Prime members.

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"This mix of vehicle and commerce is starting the next wave of innovation and we intend to be at the forefront".

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