26 Jun '15, 3pm

Google’s self-driving “Koala” cars hit California roads #Green

Currently, the cars are outfitted with a removable steering wheel, accelerator and brake pedals, as required during this phase of development, although the vehicles are still fully self-driving. Google reports they are using the same software as existing Lexus models. Google currently has the edge on the self-driving car market, especially in California. As of June 17, there are 48 of the cars registered with the DMV (25 of which are prototypes) and 202 approved California drivers. Tesla is on their heels with 12 approved vehicles and 16 drivers. Ford is bringing up the rear with its recently revealed plans to jump on board self-driving car innovation.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/googles-self-driving-koala-cars-hit-...

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