Google Unveils Self-Driving Car


google-carJust in time to make traffic worse, Google introduced its long-awaited self-driving cars Tuesday. The cars have two seats, no steering wheel, gas, or brake pedal-just a stop-and-go button. If all goes well, 100 to 200 of the cars are expected to be driving on California roads in a pilot program next year.

The cars will max out at 25 mph and have sensors that can detect objects in all directions for up to 200 yards. “What I’m excited about is how we could change transportation today,” Google co-founder Sergey Brin said. Read more at Google.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. Without a mechanical break this is quite dangerous. We got to see how dangerous an electronic gas pedal is. How much more so, the break.

    A much more worthy cause to invest in would be a self-diagnosing car, with detailed precision (as opposed to now, where they only know which system failed). Also, easily replaceable part, more akin to a printer.