Google does some cool stuff. Self-Driving cars rank right up there among some of the moon-shot projects we’ve seen come out of Mountain View in the companies history. We saw an early prototype back in May, and now Google is back with their first ‘real’ build of the prototype.
Since May, Google has been playing around with their new vehicle, adding in bits and pieces, like headlights, or in their words :
Now, are self-driving cars worth our time? Should we be deriding Google for this project? Will this be another target for derision like Google Glass? I will now point you at a far more eloquent take on Google’s Self Driving cars from Mr Matthew Inman over at The Oatmeal.
Google is going to take the cars on the road next year around Northern California, but they’ll be testing them out further on their Test tracks first with manual controls and overseers. Now, to find out when they’ll arrive in Australia.