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Microsoft joins GM to build self-driving cars, invests in $2bn fund

Express Computer | 20/01/2021 11:05 AM | Click to read full article

Before Apple begins its electric car journey, Microsoft on Tuesday teamed up with Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors (GM), to accelerate the commercialisation of self-driving vehicles.

To unlock the potential of cloud computing for self-driving vehicles, Cruise will leverage Azure, Microsoft’s cloud and edge computing platform, to commercialise its unique autonomous vehicle solutions at scale.