Amazon (AMZN) is in Talks to Buy Stake in AI Truck-Driving Startup Plus - Bloomberg

June 21, 2021 7:57 AM EDT

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(Updated - June 21, 2021 8:00 AM EDT)

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has placed an order for 1,000 autonomous driving systems from self-driving truck company Plus and is in talks to buy a stake of as much as 20%, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

A deal would give Amazon the right to buy preferred shares via a warrant that would amount to a 20% stake based on Plus's shares outstanding before its planned merger with SPAC, Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V (NASDAQ: HCIC).

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