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Google to Unleash Its Self-Driving Cars on California Roads

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Google Inc. is ready to take the self-driving cars it designed onto public roads, another step in the company’s efforts to change the way people use vehicles.

The Internet-search giant plans to put a “few” of its small cars on roads in Mountain View, California, this summer, graduating from the test track, Chris Urmson, director of the self-driving project said Friday in a blog post. They will use safety drivers with the vehicles, which were first unveiled last year. Until now, Google has tested the technology on public streets using existing automobiles made by Toyota Motor Corp.