GM CEO: ‘We are committed to Cruise’

Following an accident in San Francisco where one of its vehicles struck a pedestrian and continued to maneuver to the side of the road, dragging the victim who was trapped under the car, Cruise halted all robotaxi operations in October. Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have opened investigations into the incident, which add to ongoing investigations and inquiries by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the California Public Utilities Commission.

In August of last year, San Francisco officials called for a halt to the expansion of robotaxi services by Cruise and other providers…

Nevertheless, the General Motors CEO reassured investors about Cruise’s future. “We’re going to make sure we do it right from a regulatory, a consumer, a customer relationship perspective, get the technology where we think it would be,” she said. “And then once we’re informed by doing it well in the cities, then we’ll have the opportunity to go quickly and scale from there.”

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