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1,000,000 miles without driver – next goal for Google Self-Driving Car

At Web 2.0, Google has announced that the next goal for Google Self-Driving Car is to go 1,000,000 miles without the driver to interfere. Its co-founder, Sergey Brin, has declared the team working at the project has already amassed more than 1,000 incident free miles, without driver’s intervention.

Google’s car performance so far is of 160,000 miles, but even so with the intervention of a person. Although little incidents did happened, the company sustains they were caused not by Google’s software, but by the human driver error.

Anyway, besides that, there is still so much to do, as it’s not legal yet to use a driverless car in everyday traffic. There are many improvements to be done so that a human driver to be able to ignore the road entirely.

You can watch the bellow presentation of how Google Self-Driving Car:

Do you think Google will achieve its goal?

[Source: Autoblog, Photo]

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