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Google Driverless Car Most Human-free Yet
June 2, 2014

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The latest driverless car from Google lacks many features that humans would commonly think would come in a car.

The electric-powered car has no steering wheel, no accelerator pedal, and no brake pedal. The front of the car, which sports a design that resembles a smiley face, is made of two fet of foam. The windshield is made out of hard plastic.

Google unveiled the two-passenger car at a recent conference in Southern California. The idea, Google says, is to build up to 200 cars of the latest design, with an eye toward employing them in a few select cities in the next few years. 

Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, suggested that the new model of cars could be used as a sort of taxi service, perhaps even employing more than one vehicle on a trip, for parties larger than two people.

Google has been testing such human-independent motorized vehicles since 2009 and recently passed the 700,000-mile mark in on-road testing.

 
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