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Google's new car doesn't have a steering wheel

  • Google's latest car is built without a steering wheel, brakes or a gas pedal. However, the New York Times notes that the two-seater includes improved sensors that allow it to see into long distance. 

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin said the vehicle is "about altering the world for people who are not well-served by transportation today." The company also noted that self-driving cars, which include faster reaction speeds could reduce deaths resulting from accidents. 

    "Just imagine: You can take a trip downtown at lunchtime without a 20-minute buffer to find parking. Seniors can keep their freedom even if they can't keep their car keys. And drunk and distracted driving? History," Google's blog reads. 

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