GM's $2 billion deal with a Japanese tech giant may give the automaker a big advantage in the race to develop self-driving cars (GM)
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GM's $2.25-billion SoftBank investment in the Cruise division has given the company equity value that it can use to attract new talent.

Cruise has grown dramatically since GM bought it in 2016. What started as a 40-employee startup now has 800 people working it.

GM President Dan Ammann said that another leg of significant growth is on the way as Cruise heads into commercialization in 2019.

In May, General Motors announced that the Vision Fund of Japan's SoftBank would invest $2.25 billion the...


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