Cadillac will pilot Cadillac Live in the United States after launching the program in Canada in March. All Cadillac dealerships in Canada opted into the program. So far, 160 U.S. dealerships in the five pilot states have opted in.
While some mobility startups have struggled this year, self-driving shuttle provider May Mobility, which has Canadian supplier Magna International as a partner, continues to attract capital, with US$83.6 million raised since its 2017 founding.
Colin Dhillon, the chief technical officer of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association, says automobiles are going to become increasingly connected through mobile phones, which means different industrial sectors can no longer work in isolation as the relationship between consumer and vehicle changes.