https://www.freep.com - General Motors says the Cruise AV will be the first production-ready vehicle able to operate safely without manual controls.
https://www.cnet.com - The General is investing heavily in its home state in order to turn it into a worldwide leader in autonomous vehicle manufacturing, starting with its Cruise AV.
https://www.cnbc.com - Ford says its upcoming driver assistance system will beat those from Honda, Toyota and Chevrolet.
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - General Motors plans to put $100 million into two Michigan facilities to continue growing its autonomous vehicle development.
https://blog.caranddriver.com - The melding of Silicon Valley and the traditional automotive industry continues. Ride-hailing service Lyft and Magna International, one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, said they’re embarking on a long-term collaboration to build self-driving systems capable of operating without any input or oversight from human drivers.
http://www.thedrive.com - Full disclosure: We were prompted to bring this story to you entirely because it came up during our usual morning bull session in the office. But it's Thursday, which, in Internet-land, means it's the day of the week where it's entirely acceptable to dive down memory lane, especially in the name of an amusing story.
http://www.businessinsider.com - Ford unveiled its new-product strategy. It emphasized SUVs, hybrids, and battery electric vehicles.
http://www.autonews.com - Buick and Lexus will put the game in customer's hands during March Madness, betting on NCAA partnerships for consumer engagement and marketplace penetration.
http://www.autonews.com - Ford to reshape lineup, focus on hybrids and light trucks; Buick, Infiniti rank tops in service; GM prepares to roll out production AVs; Tariff warning; A look at Audi e-tron GT.
http://www.thedrive.com - The rungs on the racing ladder to a career in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series seem to follow trends, changing several times through the years. For a period of time, the late model ranks were the go-to for NASCAR car owners to find their next big star.