We started off with crank engines and stick shifts and we’re all comfortable with automatics and newfangled automatic stop-start engines, but the reality of driving a car is still a very hands-on experience. As anyone who’s ever had to make a car insurance claim knows just a momentary loss of concentration can lead to serious damage. However, just a flick through some of the front pages of any motoring magazine will tell you that self-driving cars are much more of a reality than they were […]
Last year Google launched a self driving car project to test the boundaries of technology and driving in a bid to enable drivers to be more productive when they are behind the wheel. Earlier in the week Google announced that the vehicle had surpassed the 300,000 mile mark.
In a report published by the head engineer of the project, Chris Urmson, he has said, “Our vehicles, of which about a dozen are on the road at any given time, have now completed more than 300,000 […]