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GM Cruise could face state fines over Oct. 2 pedestrian accident

The San Francisco skyline is seen behind a self-driving GM Bolt EV during a media event where Cruise, GM’s autonomous car unit, showed off its self-driving cars in San Francisco, California, U.S. November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights
Dec 4 (Reuters) – General Motors’ (GM.N) self-driving unit Cruise could face fines and sanctions over its failure to disclose details of an Oct. 2 accident in which a robotaxi dragged a pedestrian 20 feet (6.1 meters) after being struck by another vehicle, a California agency said.
The growing regulatory pressure could hamper GM and Cruise’s effort to rebuild trust after coming under fire for allegedly withholding information about the crash in San Francisco.
Last month, Cruise paused all supervised and manual car trips in the United States and expanded a safety review of its robotaxis, and CEO Kyle Vogt and chief product officer Daniel Kan both stepped down.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on Friday ordered Cruise to appear at a Feb. 6 hearing for



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