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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.

Tim Stevens
Tim Stevens got his start writing professionally while still in school in the mid '90s, and since then has covered topics ranging from business process management to video game development to automotive technology.
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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