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"Real science opens windows for us to look through. We're right at the footsteps of the most interesting scientists around."
- Larry Niven

Electrotruck  
  An autonomous truck.  

As he watched, [the spacecraft] entered its cradle and was wheeled off toward the waiting electrotrucks. Unloading began immediately; the trucks gulped packages and scurried like beetles toward the warehouses.
From The Corkscrew of Space, by Poul Anderson.
Published by Galaxy in 1956
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