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Old September 12th, 2013, 01:50 PM
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Google Self Driving Car Spotted!

One of my buddies has been out in CA this week for the America's Cup and just sent me this picture of (what appears to possibly be) a genuine Google Self Driving Car! Pretty cool!
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Old September 12th, 2013, 02:08 PM
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Did he actually get along side and see that no one was driving?
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Old September 12th, 2013, 02:34 PM
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Could be one of the photo cars that takes street view pics for google earth/maps.. ?
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Old September 12th, 2013, 02:56 PM
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Last I knew the self drive cars had LOTS of gear on the front and still had a safety rider in the drivers seat for when it all went wrong.
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Old September 12th, 2013, 03:06 PM
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Could be one of the photo cars that takes street view pics for google earth/maps.. ?
That's these guys, different cars, same roof structure camera thing.

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Old September 12th, 2013, 03:07 PM
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a genuine Google Self Driving Car! Pretty cool!
I disagree, but that's just me I guess. I don't see self driving cars as contributing to the future of being able to enjoy driving.. I already don't like that most car manufactures seem more interested in how much technology they can pack into a car.

Its nearly impossible to buy anything nice with a manual transmission, and road feel anymore. The driving experience has been slowly diluted down to transportation appliance status, and the self driving car is the ultimate end of the car enthusiasts, IMHO..
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That white Lexus hybrid is Google's self driving car.
http://transportationblog.dallasnews...n-austin.html/
And Google allows it to speed LOL : http://youtu.be/LVlMXyb3z0w?t=32s

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