Google tests cars that can drive themselves

The first test drives took place in California, the self-driving cars have logged over 140,000 miles in total. Google’s automated cars uses video cameras, radar sensors and a laser range finder which allows to detect traffic. The car has also constant access to detailed maps, so it can navigate the road.

Google claims the new technology can improve the situation on roads, cars’ safety and efficiency. You can find more about this topic on the official google blog.