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Cruise, a subsidiary of General Motors, is allowed to test driverless self-driving cars in the US state of California. The company is allowed on the road with five autonomous vehicles in a designated area in San Francisco, the local transportation authority announces website.

California is a popular state among companies working on self-driving cars. Technology companies are settling there in large numbers, but the region also has a favorable and sunny climate. The fact that more difficult weather conditions are less common makes the initial tests of self-driving vehicles easier.

The local transport authority has given dozens of companies permission to drive self-driving cars with a driver. That person is, among other things, in the car to be able to intervene if necessary. However, Cruise is the fifth company to be allowed to perform the tests without a person behind the wheel.

In a post on the blogging service Medium General Motors CEO Dan Ammann writes that the autonomous cars will drive around San Francisco this year. He calls the removal of the human driver a milestone for self-driving cars.

A month ago Zoox, a subsidiary of internet giant Amazon, was also given permission for these types of tests. Previously, the California transportation authority granted permission to Waymo, a company that grew out of Google’s efforts to develop technology for self-driving cars.

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