CAPE TOWN – Multinational motor vehicle giant, General Motors announced plans to mass-produce self-driving cars by 2019.
Set to be the fourth generation of its driverless, all-electric Chevy Bolts, the self-driving car.
The new addition is currently being tested on the public roads of San Francisco and Phoenix.
When they finally start from GM ‘s manufacturing plant in Michigan, they will take over as many hail vehicles in a number of cities.
“It’s a pretty exciting moment in the history of driving the scales,” said GM President Dan Ammann.
This announcement comes to the end of the CES where they have their plans to deploy and also come into force before the Detroit Auto Show.
The wheel does not have a steering wheel.
“What we can do is the equivalent of the passenger side airbag on that side as well. So, that’s exactly what’s prescribed, and that’s what the petition seeks for approval, “said Ammann.
GM has already submitted a report to the US Department of Transportation.
Post-crash behavior, local laws and human machine interface to name a few.
“We believe this technology will change the world. And we’re doing everything we can to get it done at scale as fast as we can “, concluded Ammann.
Meanwhile, Korean automotive manufacturer, Hyundai similarly announced on January 5, 2018 their plans to release self-driving cars. However, Hyundai plans to deploy their self-driving vehicles by 2020.
Hyundai said it and Aurora will provide you with more information.
Analysts predict that these vehicles will not be marketed for individual sales but instead for ride-hailing services such as self-driving taxis.
The company also plans to show off some of its cars during the Winter Olympics Game in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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