https://insideevs.com - General Motors announced that SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2. 25 billion in autonomous driving subsidiary GM Cruise Holdings LLC (GM Cruise).
https://insideevs.com - A motorcycle police officer pulled over an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt and gave it a ticket, although Cruise Automation insists the car did nothing wrong. We’ve read several stories inquiring about whether or not a self-driving car could be issued a ticket.
https://insideevs.com - General Motors announced an over $100 million investment to upgrade its Orion and Brownstown facilities for production versions of its Cruise AV. Series production of the fourth-generation Cruise AV (self-driving Chevrolet Bolt EVs) is to start in 2019 as GM intends to go large-scale.
http://www.thedrive.com - General Motors has been pouring investment into autonomous vehicles, helped by the Cruise Automation start-up, which it absorbed in 2016. Cruise Automation operates modified Chevy Bolt EVs, renamed the Cruise AV, which it hopes will be the subject of an exemption to allow its use on public roads as current Department of Transportation regulations forbid the use of vehicles without manual controls on municipally-owned roads.
https://www.digitaltrends.com - General Motors will begin building a self-driving car with no manual controls at its Orion, Michigan, factory next year. The plant already builds prototype autonomous cars based on the Chevy Bolt EV.
https://arstechnica.com - General Motors is getting ready to ditch the driver for good—at least in its newest R&D vehicles. In 2019, Cruise—the self-driving startup acquired a couple of years ago by GM—wants to begin testing the fourth generation of its autonomous vehicle, the Cruise AV. (This is a modified Chevrolet Bolt EV, no relation to the Chevrolet Cruze.)
https://insideevs.com - About a month ago, a self-driving Chevy Bolt was involved in a crash with a motorcycle, and now the driver is suing GM. Cruise Automation’s autonomous Chevy Bolts have been involved in more than a few accidents recently (13 to be precise, according to the California DMV).
https://blog.caranddriver.com - Motorcyclist Oscar Nilsson might not have been going fast when he and an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV collided, but he was quick to point the finger and assign fault to the prototype vehicle. Reports via the San Jose, California, Mercury News with subsequent reporting by CNET’s Roadshow, however, indicate that General Motors does not believe the vehicle was to blame.
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - General Motors is being sued by a motorcyclist who was hit by an autonomous Chevy Bolt in San Francisco.
http://www.thedrive.com - Oscar Nilsson of San Francisco has filed a lawsuit against General Motors concerning a crash between him and an autonomous Chevy Bolt that occurred Dec. 7, reports the Mercury News.