Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Google Cars Drive Themselves

Smart Phones, Smart Texts, and now Smart Cars?

According to an article in The Huffington Post, Google is now working on their next big breakthrough: cars that drive themselves.

Project Leader Sebastian Thrun said that the goal is to “help prevent traffic accidents, free up people’s time and reduce carbon emissions” through ride sharing and “the new highway trains of tomorrow,” on Google’s corporate blog Saturday.

The car is never completely unmanned, as a backup driver will always be behind the wheel to monitor the software that makes it capable for the car to drive on its own. These… Continue reading