• Congress debates allowing tens of thousands of cars with no steering wheel

    6 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / GM hopes to start manufacturing this car, with no steering wheel, gas, or brake pedals, next year.
    In January, General Motors unveiled the Cruise AV , a car designed to have no steering wheel and no gas or brake pedals. It seems like science fiction, but GM is totally serious about the project. On Wednesday GM announced that it was investing $100 million in manufacturing facilities for the new car, with a goal of introducing a commercial taxi service using the vehicles by the end of next year.
    But how quickly these cars actually show up on our roads will depend on Congress...
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