GM's Self-Driving Unit Expanding to Seattle
Nov. 20, 2018—Cruise, the self-driving company acquired by GM in 2016, is expanding to Seattle as it seeks more engineering talent to develop its technology, reported TechCrunch.
GM Cruise plans to set up offices in Seattle to attract and hire between 100 to 200 engineers by the end of 2019, according to the report. GM Cruise hasn't chosen an office location yet.
GM Cruise has received a $2.25 billion investment by Softbank's vision fund in May and recently, Honda committed $2.75 billion to develop and produce a new kind of autonomous vehicle.