Interesting to see the sensors on the front fenders flipping around at 0:21 in the video. It kind of reminded me of a cat flicking its ears. They're obviously not LIDAR, I wonder what they are?Includes an interview with GM President Dan Ammann about testing self-driving Chevy Bolts in both San Francisco and Scottsdale
Or maybe GM wants to be the industry leader in self-driving technology, just as they say. It could happen.Being a perpetual skeptic I’m wondering why GM’s top executives (Barra / Ammann / Stevens) are hitting the airwaves so hard lately about GM’s progress with AV’s:
1.) Is it a “pump and dump” ? After all there’s lots of GM-executive stock options hanging out there that have been worth diddly since the relaunch of GM Co. at 33 bucks several years ago. Notice the high volume of inside trading starting in October.
2.) Is it a: “if you’re thinking of busting into this industry, think again” kind of thing ? That’s the only reason the big-3 still exist: Price of entry has historically been too high - - until the 21 century that is..
3.) Waymo isn’t way more. So there.
For sure, no doubt that’s got to be the case. But what’s interesting at this juncture is GM’s communications strategy about it ?Or maybe GM wants to be the industry leader in self-driving technology