Google reportedly scales down its self-driving car project

Google’s quest to build a self-driving car has been one of the best-documented projects in tech history.

For years, Google has bombarded us with regular updates on the development of its self-driving tech, culminating in May 2014, when the company announced an actual product prototype: a self-driving car without a steering wheel or pedals.

Now, according to The Information‘s report Monday, those plans have been significantly scaled down.

Instead of a vehicle without a steering wheel, Alphabet — the parent company of Google since 2015 — is reportedly looking to partner with car makers to create cars that have self-driving tech on top of standard controls for humans. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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