Oct 15th, 2020
Cruise received a permit from the California DMV to remove the human backup drivers from our self-driving cars. We’re going to be the first to put this permit to use on the streets of a major U.S. city.
In October 2013, Kyle Vogt founded Cruise in San Francisco to fulfill a childhood dream of making self-driving vehicles a reality. Kyle participated in the 2004 DARPA challenge and is one of the pioneers of the industry. Dan Kan joined Cruise as a co-founder in early 2014 after successfully selling his previous start-u…
We have offices in San Francisco, Pasadena, Bellevue, and Phoenix.
Our vehicles are primarily testing on the road in San Francisco, CA, navigating some of the most complex and unpredictable driving environments in the United States. We look forward to introducing this amazing technology to more communities soon.
We test our technology in San Francisco because our vehicles encounter construction, cyclists, pedestrians, and six-way intersections up to 47 times more frequently than in suburban environments. We believe this approach will minimize the amount of time needed to safely qualify our vehicles for commercial deployment.