GM is bringing its upgraded hands-free Super Cruise driving system to six vehicles in 2022 – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes GM is rolling out three major upgrades including automatic lanes changes and towing support to its hands-free driver assistance system Super Cruise and making it available in six vehicles, including the 2022 all-new GMC Hummer EV pickup truck. While GM has steadily improved Super Cruise since its introduction in 2017, for years it has been … Read more

Volkswagen’s new business strategy puts software and autonomous driving front and center – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Volkswagen will ramp up its software, mobility as a service and battery tech to stay competitive in the coming decades, as it and other automakers prepare for the largest transition in personal mobility since the invention of the car. Laying out the company strategy Tuesday, Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess emphasized a top-to-bottom transformation in … Read more

Ghost raises $100M Series D for autonomous driving and crash prevention tech – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Autonomous driving system developer Ghost Locomotion has raised a $100 million Series D funding round, led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Returning investor Founders Fund also participated in the round, along with Coatue. The money will be used toward R&D as the company continues to develop its highway self-driving and crash prevention technology. Ghost has been … Read more