Origin: The Driverless Vehicle Designed For Ridesharing

Cruise unveiled its production-ready driverless car called Origin, the product is a collaboration with parent company GM and investor Honda. The Origin has no steering wheel, no pedals, and is capable of travelling at highway speeds. The vehicle is designed for ridesharing services.

Inside you’ll find seats that face each other and accommodates the riders needs with conveniences such as personal USB ports to charge your devices. Overhead displays show travellers information about there ride. Riders will also notice that the doors slide open instead of hinge outward, which makes it convenient for bikers.

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Although the Origin is production-ready, you won’t be seeing it on the public road anytime soon. The vehicle currently doesn’t meet US federal regulations. Until the regulations are met, you’ll find the Origin on private environments such as the GM facilities or Honda’s campus.

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