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Self-driving car test

16 May, 2015

Google will test 25 of its self-driving cars on public roads this summer. The cars will have steering wheels and brakes — not what the company envisioned a year ago– and will use the same software as Google’s Lexus RX450h sport utility vehicles, which have already self-driven about 10,000 miles a week in recent months. Convincing the public that driverless technology is safe is one of the hurdles the company must overcome. Project director:

This vehicle could go on a freeway, but when we think about introducing the technology, we want to do that very thoughtfully and very safely.

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