Robotic vehicle firm plans manufacturing facility

A robotics company that produces driverless vehicles for grocery, pizza and prescription deliveries said Aug. 26 it intends to spend $40 million to put a manufacturing facility and test track in the Las Vegas area.

Nuro, a firm founded in 2016 and based in Mountain View, California, announced it will build the manufacturing plant for the company’s next-generation autonomous vehicle in North Las Vegas and its closed test track at the nearby Las Vegas Motor Speedway.