Listen Live on  
 

Real Radio 104.1

Home of Orlando City Soccer
 
 

The Philips Phile

WATCH: Google's new car loses the steering wheel

 
Posted May 28th, 2014 @ 5:08pm

(NEWSER) – Google has turned Toyotas and Lexus SUVs into self-driving vehicles, but its latest car takes the driverless project to the next level. The company built the bug-like contraption from the ground up, and it has no steering wheel, gas pedal, or—perhaps most worryingly for some—brakes (though there is an "e-stop button," the New York Times notes). But the car's also got improved sensors that allow it to "see" to a distance of two football fields, and Google says it's essentially free from blind spots. Recodedubs it "a gondola with wheels," while the Verge sees it as some kind of Fiat-Playmobil hybrid.

Read the full story on Newser.com

Recommended Stories

More from Real Radio 104.1

*