Google’s Autonomous Prototype Cars Now on Austin Streets – SiliconHills

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Google announced Friday that its self-driving prototype vehicles have now begun testing on Austin streets.The cars will have test drivers onboard with the cars equipped with a removable steering wheel, accelerator pedal and brake pedal that allow the test drivers to take over if needed.A few weeks ago, Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced the Google self-driving prototypes would soon be hitting Austin streets. Already, Google has been testing its self-driving Lexus RX450h SUVs on Austin streets.Austin is the only city in which Google is testing its self-driving prototypes outside of its hometown of Mountain View, California.

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