Domino's Pizza will 'absolutely' look into autonomous vehicles, CEO says

Domino's CEO: We're looking into autonomous vehicles

Domino's Pizza is "absolutely" looking into using drones and autonomous vehicles as a way to deliver pizza in the future, CEO Patrick Doyle said Tuesday.

"We are looking at everything that's going on in the transportation world, happily," he said in an interview with CNBC's "Power Lunch."

"We've already built our own vehicle within the last year, launched those, so it's coming, there's no question it's coming."

Doyle also said the company has already done some work with drones and pointed out Domino's has begun testing an autonomous robotic vehicle in Australia.

"I am sure that if you look out five or 10 years, you're going to be seeing us doing things in different ways."

Domino's has long prided itself on its embrace of technology. Doyle said digital sales now account for more than half of the chain's business and are still growing "very fast."

In fact, he credited technology for sizzling pizza sales at a time when other restaurant segments, like burger sales, are down.

"It's making it more convenient for the customers. And that's been a big part of driving our business the last few years."

Domino's reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and profit for the second quarter thanks to store openings and a jump in revenue from the services and products it provides.

— Reuters contributed to this report.