28 May '14, 10am

Google has revealed a prototype driverless car. #car #driverless

Google has revealed a prototype driverless car. #car #driverless

The concept car has two seats and a top speed of 25mph Google has revealed its first prototype driverless car and plans to build 100 of the vehicles for testing, aiming to "bring this technology to the world safely". For several years Google has been refining its driverless car technology but in the meantime it has also secretly developed a prototype from scratch that will have no facility for a human to take control, other than an emergency stop button. An initial 100 versions would retain manual controls, Google said as it unveiled the car on Tuesday. The controls are needed to comply with the law in California which along with Nevada and Florida allows autonomous vehicles but only if a driver can take charge. Chris Urmson, director of Google's self-driving car project, said the aim was to run extended tests in California where Google is based. Urmson argued driverless c...

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