Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, revealed its first vehicle to operate without a human driver, the Cruise Origin.

The vehicle, which lacks a steering wheel and pedals, is designed to be more spacious and passenger-friendly than typical self-driving cars.

Cruise says the electric vehicle will be deployed as part of a ride-hailing service, but declined to say when that might be. 

My favorite feature of my new car is Android Auto. It’s a clever way to leverage any smartphone to provide an advanced interface to music, navigation, and more.

Here’s an interesting video from CNBC on how Apple, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are partnering with automotive companies to bring phones and artificial intelligence into vehicles.