How good is Cruise’s self-driving car technology, actually?
I don’t know how good it actually is.
The demos are jaw dropping. And the engineering talent on the team is A+. The demos can truly drive through the streets of San Francisco and flow through street traffic.
This is so, so far ahead of Tesla autopilot today it isn’t even on the same planet. It’s certainly seems similar to what Google has been demo’ing for what feels like 20 years.
But demos are demos. Just that. But the demos are amazing.
GM isn’t stupid. There’s no point in buying a company that just repackages MobileEye technology for $1b (even if Apple arguably did something similar with Siri).