This Friday by surprise has been made the announcement that the autonomous car of Google will circulate the roads this summer. That yes, it will do it with enough restrictions in the hope of being able to take new steps.
The Google Autonomous Car Last Hurdle
As we can read in his own blog, the autonomous car of Google has as main objectives to reduce by 94% the accidents caused by the human factor, to avoid the millions of hours that are lost due to traffic every year and to cover those who circumstances have been deprived of driving. In order to get to the road, he has faced the harsh conditions placed on him by the State of California, which on the other hand has been licensed to carry out the necessary tests. The last one, that the vehicle would have a steering wheel and emergency brakes, so that if necessary a human would be put in control. Once this demand is fulfilled, Google’s stand-alone cars will hit the road sometime this summer.
New prototype of the autonomous car of Google
It will have a fleet of 25 vehicles, which will continue to be tested, in order to design what will be the definitive model of the autonomous car of Google. They can only travel at a maximum speed of 40 kilometers per hour in the city of Mountain View, where the seat is located. For Google the tests that the vehicle has undergone are equivalent to the experience that a human would acquire in 75 years of driving. The new prototype will employ the same software and sensors that have used the Lexus RX450h SUVs, the model tested so far, but improved.
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