20 Feb '17, 7pm

GM Readying Thousands Of Self-Driving Chevy Bolts To Roll Out in 2018

GM Readying Thousands Of Self-Driving Chevy Bolts To Roll Out in 2018

General Motors plans to be the first company to bring thousands of self-driving vehicles to roads through its partnership with ride-hailing firm Lyft. Two sources familiar with GM’s plan told Reuters last week that thousands of self-driving all-electric Chevrolet Bolts will roll out by 2018, with most of them going to Lyft. The automakers has no immediate plans to sell autonomous Bolts to the public, the sources said. Lyft declined to comment, but GM hasn’t denied the report. “We do not provide specific details on potential future products or technology rollout plans. We have said that our AV (autonomous vehicle) technology will appear in an on-demand ride sharing network application sooner than you might think,” GM said in a Friday statement. So far, Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving car subsidiary has the most autonomous vehicles on the roads with about 60 being tested in fo...

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