Auto News: GM’s Cruise Autonomous Vehicles Under Investigation After Crashes, US Probes Reports That Hertz Rented Cars With Open Recalls

GM’s Cruise Autonomous Vehicles under Investigation after Crashes


Cruise, the autonomous-driving subsidiary of General Motors, has been testing its robotaxi service in San Francisco since summer 2021. That entity is now under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The safety organization is looking into a series of crashes in which Cruise's Chevy Bolt–based prototypes were rear-ended after the electric cars performed a heavy braking maneuver. read more »

US probes reports that Hertz rented cars with open recalls


The U.S. government’s road safety agency says it is investigating allegations that Hertz rented vehicles to customers without getting required recall repairs. read more »