Cruise CEO resigns amid safety probes into company’s robotaxis

-Kyle Vogt, co-founder and CEO of General Motors’ autonomous driving unit Cruise, resigned from the company Sunday, according to his post on X, formerly Twitter.

-Craig Glidden, executive vice president of legal and policy at GM, Cruise’s chief administrative officer and a Cruise board member, will now serve as Cruise’s co-president, according to an email sent by GM CEO Mary Barra to employees and reported by Reuters.

-Mo Elshenawy, executive president of engineering and co-president at Cruise, will become the company’s co-president and chief technology officer, according to Barra’s email…

But after Vogt’s sudden resignation Sunday, Glidden will now serve as Cruise’s co-president along with Elshenawy, Reuters reported. In addition, GM director and former Tesla President Jon McNeill was named vice chairman of the Cruise board alongside Barra, who serves as chair.

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