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  1. Autonomous
    Seaport Global initiated coverage on General Motors Wednesday as a buy with a price target of $48, citing the automaker's recent restructuring efforts and its leadership in China, self-driving car technology and the growing light truck segment...
  2. News
    https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/11/sidecar-says-uber-took-illegal-steps-to-undermine-competitors-in-new-lawsuit/amp/ Sidecar, an early player in the ride-hailing business, is suing Uber, claiming the billion-dollar business "stifled competition in the market for ride-hailing applications,"...
  3. Autonomous
    General Motors has given itself a deadline of 2019 to roll out a self-driving car service, a feat it would achieve though Cruise, a startup it acquired in 2016. And now Cruise has a new CEO in Dan Ammann, who is leaving his role as president of GM to take the full-time position. Founder Kyle...
  4. Autonomous
    General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure. The company said this is part of a plan that restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles...
  5. News
    https://jalopnik.com/gm-dumped-500-million-into-lyft-but-its-not-really-wor-1826793919 Both General Motors and Lyft have ambitious goals to commercialize autonomous taxis in some way, but after teaming up more than two years ago, with the former investing $500 million in the latter, it seems...
  6. Austin
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/2/17069424/maven-gig-gm-car-sharing-uber-lyft-drivers-austin General Motors is bringing its car-sharing service Maven to the city of Austin, but just for freelance drivers for rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft, and on-demand delivery apps like Postmates, GrubHub...
  7. Autonomous
    While Musk takes precious time to tout his electric semi-truck and hustle cash deposits for a new Roadster unavailable for years, GM brass is backing promises to its investors with reality. Among them: a plan to field a driverless ride-hailing fleet by 2019. Oh, and GM says cost reductions...
  8. Autonomous
    General Motors' plan calls for creating autonomous vehicles that can drive more safely than humans, roll out the cars at scale in dense urban centers with "complex environments," and integrate them with software that users can use to request rides on-demand - at a significantly cheaper cost then...
  9. Autonomous
    New York City is about to get its first self-driving cars TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Starting in early 2018, Manhattan's usual gridlock traffic will have something new to contend with: self-driving cars. A fleet of Chevy Bolts will be led by Cruise Automation, the self-driving unit of...
  10. Autonomous
    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/17/gms-cruise-will-test-self-driving-cars-in-new-york-in-2018.html How long til Lower Manhattan is self driving taxis only? My guess is two years. Self driving taxis only, except for delivery trucks.
  11. Autonomous
    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/02/gm-to-launch-self-driving-cars-uber-competitor-soon-deutsche-bank.html General Motors shares climbed Monday after Deutsche Bank said a meeting with the automaker's management "confirmed" expectations GM could launch self-driving vehicles "well ahead of...
  12. Autonomous
    "Today, we're announcing the first production design of a self-driving car that can be built at massive scale," Vogt said. "And more importantly, these vehicles can operate without a driver." That means they have all the components in place, that "when the software's ready," Vogt added, they...
  13. News
    http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN10N2BJ (Reuters) - Ride hailing company Lyft rebuffed acquisition interest from General Motors Co and will raise a new funding round instead, technology website The Information reported on Friday, citing two people familiar with the situation. Lyft...
  14. News
    General Motors Salvages Ride-Hailing Company Sidecar for Parts http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-19/general-motors-salvages-ride-hailing-company-sidecar-for-parts January 18, 2016 ... Big Plans GM is preparing to introduce its own set of transportation services, which it has...
  15. Seattle
    Lyft making a big play for the self-driving market with it's partnership with GM. http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/gm-invests-dollar500-million-in-lyft-and-strikes-strategic-autonomous-car-alliance/ar-AAgkxYN?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=UP22DHP...
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