GM-backed Cruise to expand self-driving operations to Dubai in 2023


Kyle Vogt, co-founder, president and chief technology officer for Cruise Automation Inc., speaks as he stands next to the Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle during a reveal event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.

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General Motors’ majority-owned autonomous vehicle subsidiary Cruise is expanding operations internationally to Dubai.

San Francisco-based Cruise has signed an agreement with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority to be the exclusive provider for self-driving taxis and ride-hailing services through 2029, officials announced early Monday.

Financial terms of the deal, which Dubai’s crown prince is calling…


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