No wheel or brake pedal: General Motors creates its first self-driving car

No wheel or brake pedal: General Motors creates its first self-driving car

Another drone will appear in the world soon, this time from General Motors and its Cruise division. The companies drew up a request to the regulator, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which controls the number of operated vehicles whose design does not comply with existing federal rules. And this is the second time they have done it. According to the current legislation, companies may seek exclusion from vehicle safety standards for up to 2,500 cars for a term of up to two years. In other words, General Motors has voiced a request to allow the creation and deployment of a fully unmanned vehicle. The Cruise Origin doesn’t have the usual steering wheel and brake pedal. There are two long seats facing each other, where four passengers can be comfortably seated. There is no driver, even as an option. Everything is controlled by artificial intelligence, based on vision systems with radar, high-precision online navigation, and constant communication with other road users."Cruise and GM are ready to build and deploy Origin in America. It will expand mobility options for people who have traditionally faced barriers to reliable transportation, including the elderly and the blind, "—Cruise says. Production is expected to begin in late 2022 at GM's Detroit plant, with vehicle deliveries in 2023.If you need to rent a car, check the GetRentacar service. We offer cars from local owners at better prices. Use promo VALENTINA5 to get a 5% discount. You can also leave an application on the website to get the best deals from car owners. Read our article about why this option is more convenient and profitable to choose a car.


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