General Motors says it is ready to mass-produce a self-driving car that has no steering wheel, pedals or any other manual controls. The car company said Friday that it has filed a petition with the Department of Transportation for the fourth-generation Cruise AV to hit the streets in 2019. GM maintains that the car "will comply with federal safety laws;" the petition is asking for a waiver for laws that it cannot meet "because they are human-driver-based-requirements." For example: "A car without a steering wheel can't have a steering wheel airbag," as GM President Dan Ammann told The Verge . With no steering wheel or pedals, the car's dashboard appears jarringly symmetrical in model photos released by the company. The vehicle maintains the...
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GM Says Car With No Steering Wheel Or Pedals Ready For Streets In 2019