Chrysler announced on Tuesday that it has received $20.5 million in government and private financing for its Drive thru Liquor Program, which allows drive-thru businesses to accept payment via credit card or PayPal for their purchases.
The program is available to restaurants, drive-through kiosks and drive-by services across the country.
The money will be used to fund “new product development, new technology, and support for new product initiatives,” Chrysler said in a statement.
“Drive thru liquor has proven to be a successful program in other industries around the country, including the auto industry.”
The program was initially launched in 2015 as a pilot program, but the program was scaled up in 2017.
The new funding comes as other big automakers have announced plans to expand drive-in locations.
The Ford Fusion has announced plans for an expanded drive-up in Detroit, and Ford is reportedly working on plans to open a drive-down in Las Vegas.
Ford will begin offering drive-ins to customers on March 5.
The Chrysler funding comes just days after Ford announced a $1.4 billion investment in its global workforce.