French airport introduces robot valets to park travellers' cars


Saint-Exupéry airport in Lyon, France's second-largest city, has begun operating robots to position cars in a long-term car park and which, according to the manufacturer of the machines, can fit twice as many vehicles into a given parking area than humans. 

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Next time you head to the airport in France there might be a robot waiting to pick up your car. French firm Stanley Robotics has been trialling its self-driving robot valets for a few years, and this week started its first full-time service at France’s Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport, reports The Verge.