Google self-driving cars pass 300,000 mile mark
Google has good news for all of us this morning, saying that its self-driving car project has successfully completed more than 300,000 miles of testing. Google proudly announced that about a dozen of its self-driving cars were tested on a wide range of traffic conditions, and that there hasn’t been a single accident under computer control. Well, except for one incident last year that was due to an error committed by the driver. Google also broke the news that it is adding a new type of vehicle to its self-driving car family to help refine its systems in different environments and on different terrain. The newly added car is the Lexus RX450h that’s similar to the car shown above. Google noted that there’s still a long road ahead. “To provide the best experience we can, we’ll need to master snow-covered roadways, interpret temporary construction signals and handle other tricky situations that many drivers encounter,” said Chris Urmson, the engineering lead at Google. As the ne
(Phys.org) -- Google has just released an update on its blog boasting about how its fleet of self-driving cars which the company has designed and is operating on public roads, have collectively ...
Wed 8 Aug 12 from Phys.org
Google's self-driving 'cars of the future' drive around the world 12 times without a single accident
The cars have driven themselves through 'a wide range of traffic conditions' during their travels which means they have made the equivalent of 12 round-the-world trips.
Wed 8 Aug 12 from Daily Mail
Google has good news for all of us this morning, saying that its self-driving car project has successfully completed more than 300,000 miles of testing. Google proudly announced that ...
Tue 7 Aug 12 from Ubergizmo
Company registers progress but cautions of "a long road ahead" (pun intended) - especially when navigating snow-covered roadways and interpreting temporary construction signals. [Read more]
Tue 7 Aug 12 from CNET
Google's self-driving cars are on the up and up. Google revealed today that its dozen of self-driving cars have collectively driven over 300,000 miles without any accidents, paving the way the ...
Tue 7 Aug 12 from Dvice
Google has just released a new update on its self-driving car initiative, and the company has made a good deal of progress on the road over the summer. So far, Google's ...
Tue 7 Aug 12 from The Verge
Google's self-driving car project is probably one of the most audacious experiments the company has embarked upon. Today, Google announced another milestone for this project: its fleet of about ...
Tue 7 Aug 12 from TechCrunch
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