Google-Self Driving Cars

May 30, 2014, 15:07 PM IST
This image provided by Google shows a very early version of Google`s prototype self-driving car. The two-seater won`t be sold publicly, but Google, said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads.
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This image provided by Google shows a very early version of Google`s prototype self-driving car. The two-seater won`t be sold publicly, but Google, said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads.

This image provided by Google shows an artistic rendering of the company`s self-driving car. The two-seater won`t be sold publicly, but Google said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads.
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This image provided by Google shows an artistic rendering of the company`s self-driving car. The two-seater won`t be sold publicly, but Google said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads.

A screen showing what a Google self-driving car sees is seen through the window of one of the cars on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.
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A screen showing what a Google self-driving car sees is seen through the window of one of the cars on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.

A kill switch is shown inside a Google self-driving car on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.
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A kill switch is shown inside a Google self-driving car on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.

A camera is shown inside a Google self-driving car on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.
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A camera is shown inside a Google self-driving car on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.

A Google self-driving car is shown in an exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.
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A Google self-driving car is shown in an exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.

A row of Google self-driving cars are shown outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.
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A row of Google self-driving cars are shown outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.

Google team members pose by a Google self-driving car at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. From left is project direct Chris Urmson, Brian Torcellini, Dimitri Dolgov, Andrew Chatham and Ron Medford, the director of safety for the project. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.
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Google team members pose by a Google self-driving car at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. From left is project direct Chris Urmson, Brian Torcellini, Dimitri Dolgov, Andrew Chatham and Ron Medford, the director of safety for the project. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.

A Google self-driving car goes on a test drive near the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.
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A Google self-driving car goes on a test drive near the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.