GM Preps for Robo-Taxis in San Francisco
July 5, 2018—General Motors (GM) is gearing up for its Cruise self-driving car unity to enter the robo-taxi business next year, reported Bloomberg.
Cruise has installed 18 fast chargers in a parking facility near San Francisco's Embarcadero, according to the report.
While the automaker has planned to start a ride-hailing business using self-driving cars by 2019, the location has be unknown. These moves could indicate that GM is assembling pieces to launch its rival to Waymo next year.
According to Bloomberg, a GM spokesman said the automaker is working toward commercializing its self-driving car service and that the company has not decided whether to own the business or find partners. The spokesman decline to comment on the location.