Cruise is expanding robo-taxis trials to Arizona and Texas

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Self-driving company based in California cruise announced that it is expanding its robo-taxis pilots to Arizona and Texas.

Cruise, which is owned by General Motors, launched a driverless service in San Francisco in February. This week’s announcement is the first expansion of Cruise’s service.

Speaking to the audience at the Communacopia and Technology Conference about the trial in Phoenix, Arizona, Vogt said Cruise is working with Walmart on a delivery service using self-driving cars.

Cruise’s modified Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles will share Phoenix roads with Waymo’s self-driving vehicles, which will operate ridesharing services in parts of the city starting in 2020.

Rides will be free at launch, but Cruise plans to start charging for the service shortly after launch.

(Image credit: cruise)

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tag: autonomy, cruise, mobility, ride sharing, Robotaxi, self-driving, smart mobility

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