- GM CEO, Mary Barra, met with key senators to push for legislation to speed up self-driving vehicle deployment on US roads.
- Congress has been stymied for over six years regarding legislation to ease regulations for autonomous vehicles.
- GM and its self-driving technology unit, Cruise, disclosed in February 2022 that they petitioned NHTSA for permission to deploy 2,500 self-driving vehicles annually without steering wheels, mirrors, turn signals or windshield wipers.
- Cruise in 2021 urged President Joe Biden to back self-driving car legislation, saying the country risked lagging behind China.
GM CEO meets with senators on self-driving cars
GM CEO meets with senators to push for legislation to speed up deployment of autonomous vehicles on US roads. Cruise urges President Biden to back self-driving car legislation.