Driving the partnerships is the need to invest significantly in new technology as a slowdown in auto sales squeeze margins.
The carmaker is also closing an engine plant in the U.K. as part of its $11 billion restructuring.
In late May, President Trump said the U.S. would impose a 5 percent tariffs on all Mexican goods until the country steps up its efforts to combat illegal immigration across the southern border.
According to the data, companies paid close to $262.7 billion in taxes in 2018, the first year the full tax law was in effect.
The carmakers are trimming thousands of jobs as production lines shift and sales slow in key markets.
The move could appease critics who blasted the carmaker for selling the firm and shedding thousands of jobs.
The funding puts the overall valuation for Cruise at $19 billion.
Sales at the Detroit carmaker dropped to $34.9 billion in the three months through March.
The company launched its first commercial, self-driving fleet in December 2018.
But she still makes 281 times the average GM worker
In total, the 60 companies zeroed out their federal income taxes on $79 billion in U.S. pretax income, according to the study.
Declining sales of passenger cars weighed down increases in other models.
The federal credit drops to $3,750 on April 1.
The company said it employs 90,000 people in the U.S.
Global Automakers CEO John Bozzella on President Trump pressing GM to keep the Ohio plant open.
The president is pressing the U.S. automaker to move up scheduled negotiations with the UAW.
The lawsuit is the latest hurdle GM has faced in its plan to close several U.S. plants and layoff thousands of workers.
The industry is bracing to see whether Trump will impose tariffs on imports of vehicles and auto parts.
The ARĪV will ship in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands first.
The company could challenge the market share of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler.