Cruise, the self-driving car company owned by General Motors, has decided to temporarily suspend its autonomous vehicle operations in Austin, Texas. This decision is part of a broader nationwide pause in driverless car operations, aiming to rebuild public trust following concerns about the safety and reliability of Cruise’s autonomous technology. The company’s move aligns with a recent directive from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which criticized Cruise for “misrepresenting” its technology. The suspension is intended to address public safety concerns and enhance the overall reliability of Cruise’s self-driving car fleet. Read the full article here.