General Motor’s Cruise heads down new road with new robotaxi concept

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General Motors’ self-driving car company will try to deliver on its long-running promise to offer a more environmentally friendly ride-hailing service in an unorthodox vehicle designated to remove the need for human operators to transport people around crowded locations. The service is currently being developed by automaker’s Cruise subsidiary will depend on a boxy, electric-powered […]

General Motors plans self-driving cars in U.S. cities in 2019

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General Motors set out its vision for self-driving vehicles on Thursday, informing investors it prepared a commercial launch of fleets of completely autonomous robo-taxis in several dense metropolitan environments in 2019, in a challenge to competitors such as Alphabet Inc’s Waymo. Highlighting the possible opportunity ahead, GM President Dan Ammann informed investors the lifetime revenue […]

California: General Motors more than doubles self-driving car test fleet

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General Motors’s self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, has more than doubled the length of its test fleet of robot cars in California during the last three months, a GM representative stated on Wednesday. As the company boosts the size of its test fleet, it has likewise reported more altercations between its self-driving vehicles and human-operated vehicles […]

GM’s self-driving cars associated with six accidents in September

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General Motors self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, informed California regulators its vehicles were associated with 6 crashes in the state in September, but stated none of automated vehicles were accountable. The crashes did not lead to any injuries or severe damage, as per the GM reports, however did demonstrate the obstacles for developers of self-driving cars […]

GM finishes production of 130 more self-driving Chevy Bolts onto US streets

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General Motors stated it has finished production of 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles at its Orion assembly plant located in Michigan. The automaker anticipates to deploy the cars within the month in San Francisco and Scottsdale, Arizona, in collaboration with its ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, following final test in Michigan, according to the company. […]