Cruise and GM Take Next Step Toward Commercial Deployment of Self-Driving Cars
Thu, November 29, 2018
Under Vogt's leadership, Cruise has emerged as an industry leader in autonomous vehicle technology, growing from 40 employees to more than 1,000 at its
"These appointments further demonstrate our commitment to transforming mobility through the safe deployment of self-driving technology and move us closer to our vision for a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion," said GM Chairman and CEO
As GM president, Ammann spearheaded the 2016 Cruise acquisition and, among his other global responsibilities, oversaw GM's relationship with Cruise. He is deeply familiar with Cruise's business and technology and its team.
"I'm excited to dedicate 100 percent of my time and energy to helping Kyle and the entire team realize our mission of deploying this technology at scale," said Ammann.
"Dan's been my partner since
With Ammann's appointment, GM's global regions and GM Financial will now report directly to
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