One of the largest American automakers, General Motors (GM) plans by 2019 to produce unmanned car without a steering wheel. This was reported on the website of the concern.
The company intends to establish serial production of the car Cruise on AV the core of the electric Chevrolet Bolt.
According to GM President Dan Amman over the machine worked a year and a half, reports the Financial Times. He explained that this is the first car from the very beginning developed without controls — a steering wheel and pedals.
As noted by The Verge, the prototype is already testing on the streets of San Francisco (California) and Phoenix (AZ).
In addition to GM, development of unmanned vehicles engaged in taxi service Uber, carmakers Volvo, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen, and the company Ilona Mask Tesla. She created including an electric truck with the autopilot.
As a rule, produced and designed vehicles are not fully Autonomous and require the ability to control the driver.
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