Google's Self-Driving Car Project Is Losing Out to Rivals

  • Ambitious full autonomy goal means slow progress, frustration
  • Uber, Tesla may have data edge to train autonomous software

The Struggles at Google's Self-Driving Car Unit

Chris Urmson, the mild-mannered robotics expert who ran Google’s self-driving car project, used to say that when his son reached driving age in 2019 the technology would be available so the teenager wouldn’t have to take a driving test.

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