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General Motors Cruise AV is more than a Bolt without a steering wheel

Take a first look at GM's Cruise AV driverless car.

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Tim Stevens

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This is the Cruise AV, GM's first driverless car. 

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How do you know it's driverless. Well, the lack of steering wheel and pedals is a good clue! It was developed by Cruise Automation, a company GM acquired in early 2016. 

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The car is riddled with sensors and systems, all designed for redundancy.

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Safety is the name of the game, so it's fully crash-tested. 

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These cars are already testing on the roads of SF, so look forward to them hitting the roads for real in 2019. 

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It looks like a Bolt EV wearing as hat.

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Looks conventional from the rear.

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It takes a moment to realise that there is no steering wheel.

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Screen can warn nervous drivers about lane changes to put their minds at ease. 

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The lidar unit on the roof makes it look somewhat futuristic. 

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It's remarkable how unremarkable this future car looks on the inside. 

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