Google driverless car News

Google, Detroit Take Different Routes on Driverless Cars

In 2012, a small team of Google Inc. engineers and business staffers met with several of the world’s largest car makers to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars. In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic about the futuristic technology, yet …

Individual or Corporate? Two Visions of the Sharing Economy

Google’s driverless car and Apple’s deal to buy Beats Electronics, primarily for its streaming music service, represent the latest moves in a battle between two visions of the sharing economy: One in which the goods being shared belong to the …

‘Look, Ma, No Steering Wheel’ in Google’s Autonomous Car

Google Inc. is building cars that don’t have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals, in an ambitious expansion of the Internet company’s efforts to develop self-driving cars. The small electric cars, which seat two passengers, are currently prototypes that …