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(Reuters) -Basic Motors’ Cruise co-founder and chief product officer Daniel Kan has resigned, the corporate advised Reuters on Monday, a day after Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt give up.
A spokesperson for Cruise stated Kan introduced his resignation over a Slack message. The corporate supplied no different particulars.
The brand new exit comes at a tumultuous time for self-driving taxi maker Cruise, which is present process a security overview of its U.S. fleet, which led Vogt to resign on Sunday.
Vogt, 38, supplied little in the way in which of clarification, stating merely “I’ve resigned from my place” in an electronic mail to workers seen by Reuters on Sunday.
Cruise’s woes are additionally a setback for an business depending on public belief and the cooperation of regulators. The unit had in current months touted formidable plans to develop to extra cities, providing totally autonomous taxi rides.
Vogt’s resignation got here after GM and the board at Cruise elevated their scrutiny of its management.