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GM and Honda unveil electric self-driving car with no steering wheel or pedals

GM CEO Mary Barra
GM CEO Mary Barra

by Matt McFarland, CNN Business, January 22, 2020


  • GM and Honda have engineered a new 6-seat electric vehicle, the Origin, that drives itself
  • The self-driving car isn’t for sale but is rather available for rides through a ride-share app
  • The six-seat electric vehicle has no steering wheel, brake or accelerator pedals, windshield wipers or rearview mirror. Its doors slide rather than swing open. There’s no obvious front or back, like a typical car.
  • The new car will need additional approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration due to its unique car components

Electric vehicles that offer ride-sharing through carpools are an important part of sustainable mobility.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/22/tech/cruise-origin-gm-honda/index.html