aNewDomain — Changing the world is a tall order, but the Google Car, breathlessly promoted in the infographic below, is a very big deal for the nascent autonomous car business and car tech in general. Debuted as a prototype vehicle in 2008, in 2014 the Google Car is reality — and worth a closer look. Scroll below for the specs and a very decent short history. Infographic: Design911.com
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