Hands-Free Driving Services Expanded for 2023 Vehicles

DETROIT – As General Motors continues to expand its hands-free driving services, the company said it is now closer to its plans announced in August to double the Super Cruise road network to more than 400,000 miles of roads in the U.S. and Canada.

The first vehicles that will see the expansion are full-size SUV models were built from Oct. 3, 2022, onward. Vehicles include the high country and premier trim editions of the 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2023 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2023 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and Escalade-V, and the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate.

Additionally, the Chevrolet Bolt EUV, Cadillac XT6 and Cadillac CT6 will receive a partial expansion of an additional 20,000 miles of compatible roads.

GM said the vehicles might start arriving in customer’s hands as early as this month.

For customers with pre-existing Super Cruise vehicle customers with VIP electrical architecture vehicles, GM said it would begin expanding the road network in the coming month through over-the-air (OTA) updates. No additional fee is required.

The software updates will continue to install new enhancements as they come out for eligible vehicles.

“Through the connectivity of our vehicles, OTA updates are automatically downloaded and installed with the simple push of a button,” said GM.

By the end of 2023, the company said Super Cruise would be coming to 22 vehicles globally. On certain premium entries, Ultra Cruise will also be available.

Ultra Cruise is still in pre-production and more details will be revealed closer to its launch.

Source: General Motors

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.