Cruise said that it has started initial testing across the city and will be working towards offering driverless rides.
The vote allows Cruise and Waymo to charge for all rides, expand hourly operations and service area, and add as many robotaxis to their fleets as they want.
Cruise has recently greatly expanded its service area in Phoenix, AZ, with its new service area being 20 times the size of its previous service area.
Kyle Vogt, the co-founder and CEO of Cruise, announced today that Cruise vehicles will be heading to Nashville.
Cruise’s expanded service area and operating hours will be rolled out in stages, with Cruise employees having access first, then Power Users and the general public.
Cruise said its robotaxi that rear-ended a bus in San Francisco made an error predicting the movement of the bus.
The Cruise robotaxi was operating autonomously but there were no passengers inside the vehicle.
Cruise’s fully driverless vehicles have traveled over one million miles just 15 months after the company gave its first driverless ride.
Cruise’s CEO and co-founder Kyle Vogt announced that the self-driving company has started operations in Austin and Chandler, Arizona.
Cruise announced that it expanding its service area just days after the NHTSA opened an investigation into the company’s driving system.
Cruise recently released its safety report to give the public insights on what the company does to ensure its autonomous vehicles are safe.
Cruise began offering daytime robotaxi rides to employees in San Francisco. The daytime operating hours could soon be open to the public.
Autonomous vehicles have major challenges. But declaring the technology dead after Argo AI’s shutdown is foolish.
Cruise has developed four chips for autonomous vehicles in house so far, according to Carl Jenkins, the company’s head of hardware.
While it took Cruise 33 months to receive all the regulatory approval it needed to begin rides in San Francisco, for the company’s next deployment locations it took just three weeks to receive that approval.
Cruise hit a big milestone on Wednesday night when it began charging for public robotaxi rides in San Francisco, CA.
Cruise expanded its robotaxi services to nearly 70% of San Francisco, according to co-founder and CEO Kyle Vogt.
A fully driverless Cruise robotaxi was pulled over by San Francisco police. The interaction was caught on video.
Rashed Haq, VP of Robotics at Cruise, talks about how to train, optimize and implement AI-based algorithms for the control of autonomous vehicles.
The permits require both companies to have a safety driver present in the vehicles at all times, however.
Kyle Vogt has served as as interim CEO since December 2021 when Dan Ammann, who had been CEO since 2018, abruptly left Cruise.
The free service will open up to a small numbers of users and ramp up over time.