Cruise to mail 1st self-driving motor vehicles to Japan and start off growth for tests
this yr as section of Honda’s new mobility company~
TOKYO, Japan, January twenty, 2021 – Honda these days declared that it will collaborate with Cruise and
Common Motors on self-driving motor vehicles for its autonomous auto mobility assistance (MaaS) company in Japan,
based mostly on the growth and business agreements signed in Oct 2018.
Cruise will be sending the 1st of its self-driving test motor vehicles to Japan and start off growth for tests
Further ahead, Honda aims to launch its MaaS company working with the Cruise Origin, a auto the 3 corporations
are jointly acquiring completely for autonomous auto mobility assistance firms. Honda Mobility
Answers Co., Ltd., recognized in February 2020, will be the operator of these MaaS company in Japan.
Responses by Dan Ammann, CEO of Cruise:
“Cruise’s mission to deliver safer, cleaner and extra obtainable transportation is not minimal to the US.
These are main alterations that are required practically everywhere in the earth, and this is a small, but symbolic
phase with Honda on our global journey.”
Responses by Takahiro Hachigo, President & Agent Director, Honda Motor Co, Ltd.:
“This collaboration with Cruise will help the generation of new price for mobility and people’s day-to-day lives,
which we try for beneath Honda’s 2030 Vision of serving folks around the globe with the pleasure of expanding their
life’s opportunity. Through lively collaboration with companions who share the identical interests and aspirations,
Honda will keep on to speed up the realization of our autonomous auto MaaS company in Japan.”