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Google Car, soon on its way to markets

Google is currently working on self driving car project and now has few functional prototypes. One of the
prototype gaining more popularity. It is the one which is a two seater and has no steering wheel inside. It actually does not have any brakes or accelerator pedals. What all it has is a start and a stop button and a location map on a screen.

So how fast can it go ? Well it has crossed the speed of 25mph as of now and is actually self driven by the sensors and the on board computer system.

Here's a video of the first drive of the Google car, actually tested by general public.

The front end of the vehicle is designed to be safer for pedestrians, with a soft foam-like material where a traditional bumper would be, and a more flexible windscreen, which may help reduce injuries.

Google also says that the cars can detect objects up to 200 yards away in all directions and adjust their speed, turns and braking accordingly. Four states in the US -- California, Nevada, Florida and Michigan -- currently now allow self-driving vehicles on their roads as long as a human driver is behind the wheel at all times.

[Update : 8th July 2015 ] - Google Cars now on roads of Texas

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