Google pilots self-driving car in Nevada

Quote of the day: 'I felt using the infinity symbol was the best way to represent the car of the future.' So said Bruce Breslow, director of Nevada's Department of Motor Vehicles, as Google launches its first fleet of driverless cars across the state. The modified Toyota Priuses features an infinity symbol next to 001 on red licence plates to mark them out to other road users.

by Rebecca Burn-Callander
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
How do they work? Laser radar mounted on the roof and the grill detects pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles. As for navigation, the cars use Google Maps of course...

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