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GM creates world’s first mass-producible self driving car

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Kyle Vogt, GM’s CEO of Cruise Automation has said that his team has created the world’s first mass-producible car designed to operate without a driver.  He wrote on his blog that the car isn’t just a concept design — it has airbags, crumple zones, and comfortable seats. It’s assembled in …

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GM and Cruise Automation have begun beta testing a ride-hailing app

According to reports, GM and Cruise Automation have begun beta testing a ride-hailing app that allows users to be picked up by a self-driving car. The app “Cruise Anywhere” at present is only available to Cruise Automation employees in San Francisco. According to the law at California, a driver is seated …

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GM’s self-driving car division hires two famed car hackers

GM’s self-driving car division has hired two famed car hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. These hackers had got attention when they hacked a Jeep in 2015 and were able to stop it remotely. These hackers were hired then by Uber. Later Miller joined Didi Chuxing to head security and …

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General Motors working on “over-the-air” (OTA) software updates

According to media reports General Motors is working on “over-the-air” (OTA) software updates which might be introduced before 2020. It is being said that the company will be launching a new EV platform and infotainment system which will be updatable over the air. Till now the company has administered OTA …

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GM’s Cruise automation to foray into HD mapping for driverless cars

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According to some reports, GM’s Cruise Automation has decided to foray into HD mapping. The company for the purpose will be recruiting a leader for a new HD-mapping team. The report says that eventually, the mapping efforts will cover 100 cities. The company is trying to gain an edge over …

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GM becomes the first company to assemble self-driving test vehicles in a mass-production facility

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General Motors has announced that it completed production of 130 Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles equipped with its next generation of self-driving technology at its Orion Assembly Plant located in Orion Township, Michigan. The vehicles will join the more than 50 current-generation self-driving Bolt EVs already deployed in testing fleets …

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General Motors to start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years

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(Reuters) General Motors Co will start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years, the Associated Press reported on Friday. The announcement was made by the president of GM’s China unit, Matt Tsien, at the Shanghai auto show, according to the report. GM, one of the largest automakers …

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GM to boost its self-driving cars efforts, to add 1100 jobs

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(Reuters)  General Motors said on Thursday it will add more than 1,100 jobs in California over five years at its Cruise Automation unit to boost its self-driving efforts after receiving $8 million in state tax credits. The largest U.S. automaker said it is investing $14 million in a new research …

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The 2018 Cadillac CT6 will feature Super Cruise, a hands-free driving technology for the highway

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The 2018 Cadillac CT6 will feature Super Cruise, a hands-free driving technology for the highway. Unlike other driver assistance systems, Super Cruise utilizes two advanced technology systems — a driver attention system and precision LiDAR map data — to ensure safe and confident vehicle operation. These systems are added to …

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GM Fleet partners with Spireon, offers more choices and value for fleet customers

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General Motors Fleet is expanding its suite of industry-leading driver connectivity and fleet management solutions by adding Spireon to its telematics service provider roster. Using the embedded OnStar 4G LTE hardware in the vehicles, Spireon will offer a customized version of its FleetLocate tool that will allow fleet operators to …

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