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Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Cruise to Operate Autonomous Vehicle in Dubai

Cruise vehicle Cruise vehicle by Stephen Brashear for Cruise

DETROIT — Autonomous electric shuttles slated to be built in Detroit will be on the streets of Dubai after an agreement between self-driving company Cruise, which is largely owned by General Motors Co., and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority.

April 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

GM-Backed Cruise Buys Self-Driving Startup Voyage

A Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle

Cruise, the self-driving technology company that’s majority-owned by General Motors Co., said it acquired autonomous-vehicle startup Voyage, which operates a service in retirement communities.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

GM-Backed Cruise in Talks to Buy Startup Voyage

Cruise A Cruise vehicle. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Cruise, the self-driving vehicle company majority owned by General Motors Co., is in talks to acquire Voyage, an autonomous technology startup that operates in retirement communities, according to people familiar with the matter.

March 3, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Cruise Posted Most California AV Testing Miles in 2020

GM Cruise Cruise autonomous vehicles drove more than 770,000 miles in California in 2020. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Cruise clocked the most miles of any company testing self-driving vehicles in California in 2020, according to new reports from the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

February 10, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

GM, Microsoft Lead $2 Billion Funding Round for Cruise

A Cruise autonomous vehicle. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

General Motors Co. and Microsoft Corp. are leading a $2 billion investment round in self-driving car startup Cruise in a deal that will bring the software giant’s cloud and edge-computing capabilities to the venture.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Cruise Hires Former Delta Air Executive Gil West as COO

GM's Bolt electric vehicle, with Cruise's autonomous technology installed, is displayed in Detroit. GM's Bolt electric vehicle, with Cruise's autonomous technology installed, is displayed in Detroit. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Cruise, the self-driving car startup majority owned by General Motors Co., has hired former Delta Air Lines Inc. Chief Operating Officer Gil West for the same position as it prepares to start offering paid robotaxi rides in San Francisco.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

GM’s Cruise to Deploy Driverless Cars in San Francisco

 General Motors' Cruise AV, an autonomous electric vehicle, on display in Detroit in January 2019. (Paul Sancya/AP) General Motors' Cruise AV, an autonomous electric vehicle, on display in Detroit in January 2019. (Paul Sancya/AP)

SAN RAMON, Calif. — General Motors’ self-driving car company is sending out vehicles with nobody behind the wheel in San Francisco as it navigates its way toward launching a robotic taxi service that would compete against Uber and Lyft in the hometown of the leading ride-hailing services.

Michael Liedtke | Associated Press
December 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

GM’s Cruise, Walmart Team Up for Driverless Delivery

A Cruise autonomous vehicle is seen with a Walmart-branded bag outside it. Cruise is just the latest partner for Walmart, which has been doing similar self-driving car tests with Waymo and Nuro, as well as pilot programs for drone delivery. (Walmart)

Walmart Inc. is about to team up with Cruise, the self-driving car unit majority-owned by General Motors Co., to experiment with delivering customer orders using driverless vehicles.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
November 10, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

GM’s Cruise Unit OK’d for Automated Tests in San Francisco

The GM Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle The GM Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

General Motors Co.’s Cruise unit will be allowed to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in San Francisco without a safety driver, joining Amazon .com Inc.-backed Zoox Inc. and a handful of other self-driving startups.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
October 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

GM’s Self-Driving Unit Cruise to Lay Off Almost 8% of Staff

The Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle is displayed during a reveal even in San Francisco on Jan. 21. The Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle is displayed during a reveal even in San Francisco on Jan. 21. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Cruise, the self-driving car unit majority owned by General Motors Co., is laying off almost 8% of full-time employees to cut costs in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 14, 2020

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