General Motors has filed an application to register AV Trainer as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), GM Authority has discovered.
The automaker’s September 30th, 2016 application is assigned serial number 87189077 and specifies that the mark will be used to name goods and services associated with “Operating, testing, analysis and evaluation of autonomous vehicles.”
The GM Authority Take
It would appear that The General’s autonomous vehicle efforts will gain some sort of a public-facing testing and evaluation tool called “AV Trainer”. The purpose and exact nature of such a tool are presently unknown, so stay tuned as we follow this story now and into the future.