GM Produces First Round of Self-Driving Chevrolet Bolt EV Test Vehicles

Posted on 14. Jun, 2017 by in GM Canada


GM Produces First Round of Self-Driving Chevrolet Bolt EV Test Vehicles

2017-06-13

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DETROIT (Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017) — General Motors currently announced that it finished prolongation of 130 Chevrolet Bolt EV exam vehicles versed with a subsequent era of self-driving record during a Orion Assembly Plant located in Orion Township, Michigan. The vehicles will join a some-more than 50 current-generation self-driving Bolt EVs already deployed in contrast fleets in San Francisco; Scottsdale, Arizona; and metro Detroit.

“This prolongation miracle brings us one step closer to creation a prophesy of personal mobility a reality,” pronounced GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. “Expansion of a real-world exam swift will assistance safeguard that a self-driving vehicles accommodate a same despotic standards for reserve and peculiarity that we build into all of a vehicles.”

GM became a initial association to arrange self-driving exam vehicles in a mass-production trickery when a subsequent era of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt EV exam vehicles began rolling off of a line during Orion Township in January.

The self-driving Chevrolet Bolt EVs underline GM’s latest array of equipment, including LIDAR, cameras, sensors and other hardware designed to accelerate growth of a protected and arguable entirely unconstrained vehicle.

“To grasp what we wish from self-driving cars, we contingency muster them during scale,” pronounced Cruise Automation CEO Kyle Vogt. “By building a next-generation self-driving height in San Francisco and production these cars in Michigan, we are formulating a safest and many unchanging conditions to move a cars to a many severe civic roads that we can find.”

GM and Cruise Automation engineers have been contrast Chevrolet Bolt EVs versed with self-driving record on open roads in San Francisco and Scottsdale, Arizona, given Jun 2016 and on open roads in Warren, Michigan, given Jan 2017. 

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