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GM's Cruise Becomes First Company to Receive Permit to Charge for Autonomous Rides

GM's Cruise Becomes First Company to Receive Permit to Charge for Autonomous Rides

General Motors’ autonomous subdivision will start charging for rides in its self-driving vehicles in San Francisco, California.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-06-05 06:00 PT

General Motors and Honda to Co-Develop Electric Vehicles as Part of an Expanded Partnership

General Motors and Honda to Co-Develop Electric Vehicles as Part of an Expanded Partnership

​U.S. automaker General Motors is expanding its partnership with Japan's Honda Motor Co. The two automakers will co-develop new and more affordable electric vehicles in all segments, including passenger cars and SUVs. As part of the expanded collaboration, the two companies will work together to enable global production of millions of jointly-developed EVs starting in 2027.

Eric Walz2022-04-05 08:00 PT

GM’s Autonomous Driving Unit Cruise to Tap $5 Billion Credit Line to Mass Produce the Origin Autonomous Shuttle

GM’s Autonomous Driving Unit Cruise to Tap $5 Billion Credit Line to Mass Produce the Origin Autonomous Shuttle

Cruise, the autonomous driving unit of automaker General Motors, plans to access a $5 billion line of credit to finance the purchase of tens of thousands of Cruise Origin shuttles, a commercial autonomous ride-hailing vehicle being built by GM, Honda Motor Co and Cruise. The funds will be made available through GM’s automotive financing arm GM Financial.

Eric Walz2021-06-15 09:00 PT

GM’s Self-Driving Unit Cruise is Planning to Build One of the Largest EV Charging Stations in North America

GM’s Self-Driving Unit Cruise is Planning to Build One of the Largest EV Charging Stations in North America

Cruise LLC, the autonomous driving developer that's majority owned by General Motors, has filed a project application with the city of San Francisco to build what its calls one of the “largest electric vehicle charging stations in North America”, the company wrote in a blog post on Friday.

Eric Walz2021-02-22 09:30 PT

Cruise Debuts the 'Origin', an Autonomous Urban Robotaxi Built for Ride-Hailing

Cruise Debuts the 'Origin', an Autonomous Urban Robotaxi Built for Ride-Hailing

Cruise debuted its fully-autonomous Origin shuttle at a media event last night in San Francisco. The futuristic self-driving shuttle was heavily engineered by Honda, with GM supplying the electric powertrain and Cruise tasked with developing the hardware and autonomous driving systems.

Eric Walz2020-01-22 10:05 PT

GM’s Self-Driving Unit Cruise to Open a Seattle Office

GM’s Self-Driving Unit Cruise to Open a Seattle Office

San Francisco-based self-driving car startup Cruise Automation is expanding its operations to Seattle. The company, which is owned by General Motors, has been working with the automaker on developing autonomous technology.

FutureCar Staff 2018-11-20 15:50 PT

GM’s Cruise Automation Hires Former Uber Security Experts

GM’s Cruise Automation Hires Former Uber Security Experts

Well known automotive cyber-security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have been hired by Cruise, GM's self-driving car division.

Eric Walz2017-07-31 12:53 PT