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GMs Super Cruise just beat out Teslas Autopilot in Consumer Reports ranking

Tesla’s Autopilot is often touted as the most capable and advanced driver assistance system available on the market today. But in Consumer Reports’ view that honor actually goes to Cadillac’s Super Cruise. The consumer organization gave Super Cruise the top spot in its first-ever ranking of partially automated driving systems because it is the best at striking a balance between technical capabilities and ensuring drivers are paying attention and operating the vehicle safely. That’s an important distinction that means CR is considering a lot more than simply the technical capabilities of…

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Cadillac Super Cruise in action

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 comes with a new "Super Cruise" feature that drives itself on most major highways in the U.S. and Canada.Image: Michael Nunez/mashable I’m sitting in the driver’s seat of a brand new 2018 Cadillac CT6, the most expensive (about $83,000 maxed out) and futuristic car the company makes, and one I frankly don’t deserve to be driving. It’s an absolute gem: It has big cushy seats, a gigantic touchscreen infotainment system, and a crazy rear-view camera mirror that flips between an actual mirror and an HD camera.…

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