Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief to Lead Driverless Cars

  • John Krafcik to step down as president of TrueCar this week
  • Google's autonomous cars have logged more than 1 million miles

John Krafcik.

Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

Google Inc. hired John Krafcik, an auto-industry executive, to head up its driverless car effort as the search-engine giant pushes for broader adoption of the new technology.

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