$GM Cruise to Launch Autonomous Taxi Service in Dubai, Exclusive Operating Rights Through 2029
Dubai - Cruise has been awarded the exclusive rights to operate a driverless taxi service in Dubai. Limited operations start in 2023 and will operate up to 4K vehicles by 2030. The Cruise Origin has no driver and no steering wheel.
In Dec 2020, Cruise launched a self driving taxi service in San Francisco and in Feb 2021 announced plans to build the largest EV charging station in the US to support its SF autonomous taxi fleet. The charging station is expected to be completed in 2022.
Cruise is majority owned by General Motors. $GM
[Link to article on CNBC](https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/12/gm-backed-cruise-to-expand-self-driving-operations-to-dubai-in-2023.html)