General Motors-owned Cruise, one of the most prominent developers of driverless taxis, said Tuesday it was ready to take public customers on rides in San Francisco. The milestone means Cruise, following several turbulent years and the recent departure of its CEO, will receive $1.35 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund. SoftBank first backed Cruise a few years ago and promised the additional funds...
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