In Brief

This is a first look at an in-house designed autonomous vehicle from the tech giant.

Compared with mainstream automakers who chose big budget auto shows to debut their new concepts and prototypes, Google chose to show off their first in-house designed self-driving car prototype through a blog post. While this may not seem to communicate much serious intent behind the project, Google has been focused on developing and refining autonomous car technology for years. They’ve been behind lobbying for autonomous car laws and so far have converted a fleet of ten production cars including an Audi TT and Lexus 450h to self-driving vehicles.

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