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Cadillac brings Spotify integration to select models

Spotify has been working with Cadillac to integrate the streaming music into the in-dash entertainment system for new and recent models. The app actually started as a quiet roll-out for some car owner

GM launches a new dedicated tech center in Canada

GM has opened a new Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) in Markham, Ontario just outside of Toronto, in a brand new building capable of supporting 1,000 employees at its full target capacity, including 70

Passport, the technology business for city transit systems, raises $43 million

Passport, company that's managing much of the technical aspects of how people pay to use public transportation resources in cities like London, Miami and Los Angeles, has just raised $43 million. The

GM and Cruise on track to field a self-driving ride hailing service by 2019

GM and Cruise have articulated more specifically when they want to put their self-driving service on the roads, at today’s investor call for the company from San Francisco. GM said that they can

Expect GM Cruise self-driving vehicles to arrive in ‘quarters, not years’

GM and Cruise are still reluctant to put any specific timeframes on their plans for self-driving vehicle deployment, but the company is getting a bit more specific about its intent to bring self-drivi

Taking a ride through SF in Cruise’s self-driving Bolt EV

GM’s Cruise has a fleet of self-driving cars pretty much continually roving the streets of San Francisco, gathering data and improving their autonomous driving performance with the ultimate goal

Valet startup Zirx relaunches as Stratim, a mobility service for GM’s Maven, Ford’s Chariot and others

When Zirx announced last February its plans to shut down its on-demand valet parking startup, it wasn’t clear what the company meant when it said it would focus on the enterprise. Today, Zirx c

That proposed tax plan would kill the $7,500 electric vehicle credit

The tax plan proposed by House Republicans has hiding in it the repeal of a $7,500 tax credit that has arguably been one of the main drivers of electric vehicle purchases. Removing the credit would al

GM’s Cruise sets special self-driving event for November 28

GM’s Cruise self-driving unit is hosting a special event at the end of November, the company revealed today via invites to select media. The tagline for the event is “Come experience our v

Cruise’s self-driving Chevrolet Bolts are coming to New York next year

GM’s Cruise Automation will expand its test pool, while keeping a focus on city driving, something it has said gives it an edge in the autonomous driving space. What better city to use for testi

Baidu plans to mass produce Level 4 self-driving cars with BAIC by 2021

Baidu, China's internet technology giant, hopes to be in the business of mass producing autonomous cars by 2021, thanks to a partnership with BAIC Group, a Chinese automaker which will handle the manu

Cruise acquires Strobe to help dramatically reduce LiDAR costs

Cruise, the self-driving car startup GM acquired last year, has acquired a startup of its own – Strobe, a LiDAR sensor maker that reduces an entire LiDAR array down to just one chip, which Cruise sa

GM’s Cruise explains why self-driving tests in dense cities gives it an edge

GM is sharing more info about its testing process for autonomous cars through Cruise, the startup it acquired last year. For the first time, Cruise has shared some numbers related to the advantages it

Crunch Report | Facebook Fixing Its Election Ads Problem

GM is hoping to have 20 new electric vehicles by 2023, Uber is partnering with Westfield Malls to offer pick-up spots and lounges and Facebook is hiring 1,000 more people to help combat election ad in

GM to introduce two new all-electric cars by 2019 in path to zero emissions

GM today announced a strategy to eventually deliver a zero emission product line across all its segments, though it didn’t put a specific timeline on when it would achieve that goal. The process

GM and Cruise announce first mass-production self-driving car

Kyle Vogt, CEO and founder of Cruise Automation, revealed very big news for his company and its owner GM, which acquired the startup last year. The news is that they're ready to mass produce a vehicle

LG to build U.S.-based factory for EV components in Michigan

LG is building a new factory in Detroit suburb Hazel Park to supply electric vehicle components, the company announced on Tuesday. The facility will be a 250,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, and s

Maven to expand on-demand short-term Gig rentals to 6 more U.S. cities

GM’s Maven car sharing company is expanding its Gig service across the U.S., with six new major urban markets to be added to the locations where the short-term rental service aimed at gig econom

GM now lets developers test their in-car apps running in actual cars

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Maven brings its Gig on-demand car service for freelancers to San Francisco

GM’s Maven car-sharing service debuted Gig in May, a new offering on the platform designed specifically for gig economy workers. The idea is that people can rent cars for as little as a week at
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