Drive Wire for July 25, 2016: GM to ‘Step Back’ on New Technologies, Including Autonomy

Global automotive powerhouse may delay its anticipated Super Cruise system in the face of the Tesla Autopilot controversy.

byThe Drive Staff|

On today's installment of Drive Wire, we look at the announcement from General Motors CEO Mary Barra, who announced at a cybersecurity conference in Detroit this weekend that the brand will "step back" and reevaluate autonomous technology. GM's highly anticipated Super Cruise system, originally slated to come to market by the end of this year featured in the Cadillac CT6 flagship sedan, will be part of that re-look in the wake of the controversy surrounding the May 9th fatality involving the Tesla Autopilot system. Check out the video above for more on the story.