Google pioneered the self-driving car to roam streets for Google Maps Street View footage, but its latest autonomous vehicle is designed for regular folks like you and me.
In Dec. 2014, the tech giant unveiled the "first real build" of a self-driving vehicle prototype that has no brakes, gas pedal, or steering wheel. The electric-powered car will take direction from a smartphone app and then pick you up and automatically drive to the destination you selected. The only thing you can control is a start and stop button for emergencies.
The ultimate hope is to reduce traffic-related incidents caused by things like distracted or drunk driving.
Crazy scale: 9 (Robots on the road!)
I came to computer to see why my wife was panting and pointing.
Great. Now I have to get her a Koala-Car.