A combination of Uber and Ford will drive the next wave of low-riding trucks.
The companies announced on Thursday that they have signed a $4.9 billion agreement to build a fleet of the vehicles for Ford and Ford Fusions in 2019.
The partnership will bring to 20 the number of trucks in the Ford Fusion line that are available to drive in the United States, according to the news release.
The new trucks will be used in areas with limited or nonexistent traffic.
The two companies announced the deal on Twitter.
Ford and Uber are now the largest two companies in the U.S. with more than 10,000 employees, according the National Association of Manufacturers. Read more