“Cruise, the self-driving car start-up, majority owned by General Motors, has unveiled its first vehicle designed to be driverless.
The electric-powered Cruise Origin was developed by Honda, which also has a stake in the company.
The launch of the vehicle, which has no steering wheel or pedals, had been delayed from last year.
Cruise said it was designed for shared ownership: “It’s not a product you buy, it’s an experience you share.”
Chief executive Dan Ammann wants drivers to move away from individual ownership to a sharing model, to help reduce emissions, accidents and congestion.
Speaking at the launch in San Francisco, he said the Cruise Origin was not a concept vehicle: “It is self-driven. It is all electric. It is shared.”…”
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