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Honda, Cruise and GM Take Next Steps Toward Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service Business in Japan

水曜日, 1月 20, 2021 - 2:29am

TOKYO, Jan 20, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda has announced that it will collaborate with Cruise and General Motors on self-driving vehicles for its autonomous vehicle mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, based on the development and commercial agreements signed in October 2018.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Jan 20, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda has announced that it will collaborate with Cruise and General Motors on self-driving vehicles for its autonomous vehicle mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, based on the development and commercial agreements signed in October 2018.
  • Cruise will be sending the first of its self-driving test vehicles to Japan and start development for testing this year.
  • Further ahead, Honda aims to launch its MaaS business using the Cruise Origin, a vehicle the three companies are jointly developing exclusively for autonomous vehicle mobility service businesses.
  • Honda Mobility Solutions Co., Ltd., established in February 2020, will be the operator of such MaaS business in Japan.