The Biden admin. may give a critical boost to the auto industry as sales of battery-electric vehicles slow, temporarily lifting rules sharply curtailing the number of EVs qualifying for federal tax credits. But the senator who introduced the restrictions says he’ll fight any rollback, reports Headlight.News.
Cruise will slash the number of cities where it’s testing its autonomous vehicle technology in the wake of a serious crash last month. And it is delaying the launch of the driverless robocab it hoped to put on the road next year, the General Motors subsidiary announced. Headlight.News has the latest.
California regulators suspended the permit allowing General Motors’ subsidiary Cruise to operate a fleet of driverless robocabs on the streets of San Francisco. The move happens as additional video evidence comes to light in the wake of a crash earlier this month in which a pedestrian was run over by one of the company’s vehicles. Get details at Headlight.News.
Any foreigner who has tried to negotiate Tokyo’s narrow, windy and painfully crowded roads knows what a challenge that can be. But General Motors and Honda say they’re confident they’ve got a better way to navigate traffic, with the partners set to launch service by Cruise robotaxis in Japan’s capitol starting in 2026.
The end of an era arrives at Jaguar with the 2024 F-Type ZP Edition. The limited-edition model will be the last new Jag sports car powered by an internal combustion engine. The company plans to produce just 150 of them, so move fast, reports Headlight.News.
Federal and state safety regulators are looking into a crash involving a driverless vehicle operated by GM’s Cruise ride-share service after it ran over a pedestrian, leaving her in critical condition. Get the details at Headlight.News.