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GM Autonomous Vehicle Subsidiary Cruise Nabs $1.15B Investment
Cruise Automation, the autonomous vehicle startup acquired by General Motors GM in 2016, has secured an equity investment of $1.15 billion that values the company at $19 billion. The group of institutional investors included parent GM along with funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates and existing partners SoftBank Vision Fund and Honda.
“Developing and deploying self-driving vehicles at massive scale is the engineering challenge of our generation,” said Cruise CEO Dan Ammann. “Having deep resources to draw on as we pursue our mission is a critical competitive advantage.”
Read more at Benzinga.