Google’s self-driving cars are now being tested in Austin, Texas

Google Self-Driving Car prototype
Google has brought its self-driving car project tests to a new part of America. A vehicle is now on the road in Austin, Texas. The Google Self-Driving Car Project announced the trips on its Google+ page: We’ve chosen Austin, Texas, as a new testing location for our project, and one of our Lexus SUVs is there now, with safety drivers aboard, driving a few square miles north and northeast of downtown Austin. It’s important for us to get experience testing our software in different driving environments, traffic patterns and road conditions – so we’re ready to take on Austin’s pedicabs, pickup trucks,…

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