Dan Ammann, the number two executive at General Motors, will step down from his post as president of the company January 1 to head the carmaker’s Cruise Automation autonomous vehicle unit. The move underlines GM’s belief that it needs to further strengthen its commitment to a future dominated by driverless cars. GM also hopes that Read More..
General Motors has acquired lidar specialist Strobe, joining a growing number of automotive companies that see the technology as crucial to the development of self-driving cars. The staff of Strobe will join GM’s Cruise Automation, which the US carmaker acquired in March 2016. The company specializes in driverless-car technology. â€œStrobeâ€™s lidar technology will significantly improve Read More..
General Motors is investing in an autonomous-driving specialist, while Ford Motor announced it has established a subsdiary to â€œbuild, grow and invest in new mobility services.â€ The moves show that North Americaâ€™s two biggest automakers are accelerating their push into new products and areas that are set to transform their business. GM is acquiring Cruise Read More..