Cruise Information. Cruise has been within the press rather a lot in… | by David Silver | Self-Driving Vehicles | Sep, 2021



David Silver

Cruise has been within the press rather a lot up to now few days!

Cruise Appears To The Skies As It Readies Robotaxi Service by Alan Ohnsman, in Forbes

Significantly on the operations aspect, Cruise has lately employed a number of rent profile veterans of the airline business. Senior Vice President Gil West explains why:

“There’s security. The aviation mannequin is essential right here with an method and processes that had been developed over the past 100 years. That overlaps with precisely what we’re doing within the autonomous area. Airways are operationally intensive, and that’s the objective for Cruise, with high-tech automobiles engineered proper for a purpose-airplanes and autonomous automobiles.”

West additionally offers essentially the most particular public data I’ve but seen relating to when Cruise will launch a business ridesharing service: “It’s months, not years.”

Honda Begins Testing Chevy Bolt-Primarily based Cruise AV With A View To Creating Mobility Service In Japan by Sebastian Bell, in Carscoops

Honda invested closely in Cruise a number of years in the past, and this text offers an replace on that relationship.

Step one in bringing autonomous automobiles to Japan is that Honda and Cruise will work collectively to create high-definition maps of particular geographic areas. That may then facilitate precise AV testing.

“Though these early exams are being carried out by each Honda and Cruise, the Japanese automaker plans to create its personal autonomous car service in Japan. That stated, it’s going to nonetheless use the Cruise Origin, a car collectively developed by it, Cruise, and GM.”

How Cyclists On The Cruise Workforce Assist Make Its AVs Safer by Sam McEachern, in GM Authority

GM Authority (which, to be clear, will not be affiliated with Basic Motors, it’s an impartial publication) provides somewhat little bit of coloration to this nice video Cruise produced. Engineers and different Cruisers who stay, work, and bicycle in San Francisco, play an essential position in growing the driving stack to work together safely with cyclists.

The video options, amongst different Cruisers, Jeremy Allen, with whom I work within the Cruise Planning & Controls Directorate.