Cruise Automation is an autonomous vehicle company that produces fully integrated self-driving vehicles. It designs AV software and custom hardware, such as sensors, compute and network systems, telematics, and infotainment, powered by artificial intelligence, embedded systems, robotics, simulation, and cloud-native infrastructure. The company also develops self-driving ride hail and delivery platforms.

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Parent CompanyGeneral Motors
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
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Cruise was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Cruise

Dan Ammann

Dan Ammann

Chief Executive Officer
Kyle Vogt

Kyle Vogt

Chief Technology Officer, President & Co-Founder
Dan Kan

Dan Kan

Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder
Kristine Boyden

Kristine Boyden

Chief Communications Officer
Jeff Bleich

Jeff Bleich

Chief Legal Officer
Mo Elshenawy

Mo Elshenawy

Senior Vice President, Engineering
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Cruise Office Locations

Cruise has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix and Seattle
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
333 Brannan St, San Francisco
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Cruise Financials and Metrics

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$7.3 b


In total, Cruise had raised $7.3 b. Cruise is a subsidiary of General Motors

Cruise Revenue

Cruise's revenue was reported to be $100 m in FY, 2019
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Cruise Operating Metrics

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Miles per Disengagement

626.52.75 k

Autonomous Miles Driven

450 k

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Cruise Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VoyageMarch 15, 2021
DashrideMay 21, 2019
Zippy.aiApril 11, 2018
StrobeOctober 09, 2017

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Cruise News and Updates

Cruise begins driverless testing in San Francisco

Cruise Automation, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of GM that also has backing from SoftBank Vision Fund, Honda and T. Rowe Price & Associates, has started testing what it describes as fully driverless vehicles on public roads in San Francisco, the first milestone required to secure a permit …

GM’s Cruise and Walmart Team Up for Driverless Delivery

Walmart Inc. is about to team up with Cruise LLC, the self-driving car unit majority-owned by General Motors Co., to experiment with delivering customer orders using driverless vehicles.

GM-Cruise petitions US government to deploy self-driving car minus steering wheel

General Motors' Cruise Automation submitted a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to grant the company permission to deploy its Origin self-driving car

Cruise is doubling down on shared autonomous rides with new COVID protocols

Cruise, the self-driving car company owned by General Motors, is doubling down on the Origin, its steering wheel-and-pedal-less autonomous people mover introduced late last year. With the COVID-19 pandemic discouraging many people from using shared ride services, the company unveiled new safety prot…

Cruise Gets Approval to Test AV Tech in San Francisco

Cruise LLC got the green light Thursday to test autonomous vehicles without a safety driver on the streets of San Francisco. This permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles will allow Cruise -- which is largely owned by General Motors Co., Honda Motor Co. and SoftBank -- to test five…

Cruise’s Self-Driving Fleet Makes 50,000 Contactless Deliveries & Counting

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on San Francisco has been profound. When we saw the enormous toll this crisis was having across our hometown, we asked ourselves, “What can we do to help and how can we do so safely?”
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Cruise Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cruise founded?

    Cruise was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Cruise key executives?

    Cruise's key executives are Dan Ammann, Kyle Vogt and Dan Kan.

  • How many employees does Cruise have?

    Cruise has 2,552 employees.

  • What is Cruise revenue?

    Latest Cruise annual revenue is $100 m.

  • What is Cruise revenue per employee?

    Latest Cruise revenue per employee is $39.2 k.

  • Who are Cruise competitors?

    Competitors of Cruise include Motional, May Mobility and Next Future Transportation.

  • Where is Cruise headquarters?

    Cruise headquarters is located at 333 Brannan St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Cruise offices?

    Cruise has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix and Seattle.

  • How many offices does Cruise have?

    Cruise has 3 offices.