Honda, Cruise and GM Take Next Steps Toward Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service Business in Japan
Cruise to deliver initially self-driving vehicles to Japan and commence growth for tests
this calendar year as section of Honda’s new mobility organization~
TOKYO, Japan, January twenty, 2021 – Honda now declared that it will collaborate with Cruise and
Typical Motors on self-driving vehicles for its autonomous car mobility provider (MaaS) organization in Japan,
based on the growth and business agreements signed in Oct 2018.
Cruise will be sending the initially of its self-driving exam vehicles to Japan and commence growth for tests
this calendar year.
Further ahead, Honda aims to start its MaaS organization using the Cruise Origin, a car the a few providers
are jointly acquiring solely for autonomous car mobility provider organizations. Honda Mobility
Methods Co., Ltd., proven in February 2020, will be the operator of this kind of MaaS organization in Japan.
Reviews by Dan Ammann, CEO of Cruise:
“Cruise’s mission to supply safer, cleaner and a lot more available transportation is not limited to the US.
These are key improvements that are essential virtually almost everywhere in the environment, and this is a tiny, but symbolic
phase with Honda on our international journey.”
Reviews by Takahiro Hachigo, President & Agent Director, Honda Motor Co, Ltd.:
“This collaboration with Cruise will allow the generation of new benefit for mobility and people’s daily life,
which we attempt for below Honda’s 2030 Eyesight of serving folks throughout the world with the joy of increasing their
life’s opportunity. By lively collaboration with companions who share the same passions and aspirations,
Honda will proceed to speed up the realization of our autonomous car MaaS organization in Japan.”