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Hyundai said it’s looking to expand its offerings of electric and autonomous vehicles and thinks Boston Dynamics’ technology could be useful.READ MORE: 'He Never Would Tell Us': Gardner Museum Hopeful For New Info After Death Of Connecticut Mobster
That technology has also been deployed this year in the fight against the coronavirus. Spot has been used to measure patients’ vital signs, patrol parks to encourage social distancing and even cheer on Japanese baseball players.
“Hyundai Motor Group believes that the robotics market has potential for significant growth in the future,” the companies said in a statement.MORE NEWS: 'Excited For The Future': Team IMPACT Celebrates 10 Years At Gillette Stadium
The $1.1 billion deal is expected to be finalized in June.