Cruise commonly referred to as Cruise Automation or GM Cruise, is a driverless car company that provides a fully self-driving rideshare service to safely connect people with the places, things and experiences they care about.

Cruise is building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people with the places, things, and experiences they care about.

Cruise was founded in 2013, by Kyle Vogt and Dan Kan. The company has it's headquartered based in San Francisco, California.

Cruise vehicles are purpose-built for self-driving at a dedicated GM manufacturing plant. It's cutting-edge hardware and software work seamlessly together to transform the way we all experience transportation. 

Cruise autonomous vehicles are on the road in San Francisco navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments, because the best way to bring self-driving technology to the world is to expose it to the same unique and complex traffic scenarios human drivers face every day.


Cruise has aa partnership with General Motors and Honda which enables them to manufacture a fully-integrated self-driving car that is 100% electric, and we believe this approach is crucial to truly solving transportation challenges at global scale.


Cruise backed by General Motors, SoftBank, Microsoft, Honda, Qualcomm Ventures, T. Rowe Price, Walmart, and others. The company raised $750M in a new round on Apr 15, 2021. This brings Cruise's total fuunding to $8B to date. Cruise was valued at $30B after it had raised $2B in Jan 2021. Cruise was acquired by General Motors in March 2016 for a $1B and operates as a subsidiory of GM since the acquisition.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $8B over 9 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Corporate Round)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $30B as of Jan 30, 2021
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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