January 28th, 2020 | by Loren McDonald
On Monday, General Motors announced its plans to build all-electric trucks and SUVs, along with the Cruise Origin, an electric autonomous ride sharing sharing vehicle, at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. I spoke with GM leadership about the news. Some initial notes are below. More are coming in a future article
January 28th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
GM's Detroit/Hamtramck factory will close at the end of February and will be reconfigured to produce electric vehicles, including the Cruise Origin electric shuttle.
January 22nd, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Cruise revealed Origin, the autonomous electric people mover it thinks will rule the ride-hailing business in the future, once its guidance technology proves it is superior to a human driver.
October 27th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, has a plan for a national ZEV policy. What does that mean?
October 6th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Building a car that drives itself in all circumstances is really, really hard. So why are so many autonomous cars testing on public roads?
October 3rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Honda has agreed to invest $2.75 billion in Cruise, the autonomous car division of General Motors, over the next 12 years. What will the cars they develop together look like? That's a deep, dark secret
February 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Annual reports filed with the California DMV show Waymo leading all other autonomous car companies in most miles driven and least number of "disengagement events." Tesla reported if conducted no autonomous driving testing on public roads in California last year.
January 20th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Navigant Research has issued its annual report on self driving cars. It says GM is in the lead and Tesla is in last. Does that surprise you?
November 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre
GM execs are reportedly expecting that self-driving vehicles will be first commercially deployed in the US in 2019 — though, initially, just in dense urban environments. Robotaxis will be the primary application, as you'd expect
November 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre
GM's self-driving car development unit, Cruise Automation, gave a number of media figures rides through the crowded downtown San Francisco metropolitan area on Tuesday, giving us a chance to check in on the state of the company's tech.
So, how did the GM/Cruise self-driving car do on its first media demonstration (non-employees riding in the car)
October 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Startup Strobe says its LIDAR costs 99% less to produce, so General Motors buys it, while taking a swipe at Elon Musk.
October 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Self-driving vehicles from GM's Cruise Automation were involved in a total of 6 auto crashes in California during the month of September, the company has reported to regulators in California
September 11th, 2017 | by James Ayre
GM & Cruise Automation now have a design ready for a mass-production self-driving vehicle, the world's first according to Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt
February 12th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Following on the release last month of a dash-cam video showing a reportedly self-driving Chevy Bolt EV traveling around San Francisco, Cruise/GM has now released another video. As you may recall, in the comments section of our earlier coverage some people expressed skepticism that the Bolt EV was driving all or most of the time. Presumably, Dan Amman reads CleanTechnica. ;)
January 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre
The CEO of GM's autonomous driving tech company Cruise Automation, Kyle Vogt, recently posted a video on Twitter of him and GM president Dan Ammann going for a ride in a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV in San Francisco. The video's pretty interesting
August 15th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Self-driving Chevy Bolts are now (as of a few weeks ago) being tested on the streets of Arizona, according to [&hellip
March 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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