Tag: Cruise

GM’s Cruise Gets First Permit In California To Carry Paying Passengers In Driverless Cars

Late on Thursday, Cruise became the first company to win a permit to charge customers in San Fransisco, California for rides in self-driving cars. The company said it will start rolling out fared rides gradually, expanding slowly for the smoothest customer service experience possible. Although the company was operating in San Francisco before, it is […]

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GM’s Cruise And BrightDrop Are Looking Into Autonomous Delivery Vans

Cruise is working alongside General Motors’ BrightDrop business to develop autonomous delivery vehicles. The two GM-controlled companies are developing a self-driving system that can be used in electric vans, opening up the possibility of autonomous delivery vehicles, a new report states. Importantly, Cruise is not thought to be prioritizing work with BrightDrop just quite yet. […]

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Cops Pull Over Driverless Cruise Chevy Bolt In San Francisco For Driving Without Its Lights On

Update, April 11, 4:00 PM: This story has been updated to include a comment from the San Francisco police. Some paragraphs have been updated to reflect the new information. A Cruise autonomous test vehicle was pulled over in San Francisco’s Richmond District this weekend for driving without its lights on. Video of the event was […]

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GM Buys SoftBank’s Stake In Cruise For $2.1 Billion, Now Owns 80 Percent Of The Company

General Motors has purchased SoftBank Vision Fund 1’s stake in self-driving company Cruise for $2.1 billion. By purchasing SoftBank’s stake in Cruise, General Motors now has an 80 per cent stake in the company. The car manufacturer has also revealed that it will invest an additional $1.35 billion in Cruise. SoftBank initially paid $2.25 billion […]

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Cruise Ready To Expand Self-Driving Fleet Beyond San Francisco

Cruise is gearing up to launch its robotaxi service in a host of new cities throughout the United States. The General Motors majority-owned self-driving vehicle company has been testing its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco, California for a number of years now and on February 1, started offering free driverless rides in the city. Speaking […]

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