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Google bringing self-driving cars to Washington state

Google's self-driving car program expanding to Washington this month

By Sean Ridgeley from Feb 4, 2016 @ 14:06 CST

Google is bringing self-driving cars to a third city starting later this month. The lucky destination: Kirkland, Washington.

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The company said it chose it for experimentation in "different driving environments, traffic patterns, and road conditions" (Kirkland features lots of rain and hills).

Google has been testing self-driving cars in its home base of Mountain View, California since 2010; it expanded to Austin, Texas this past summer. In total, it has accumulated more than 1.4 million mileage with its program.

NEWS SOURCES:Reuters.com


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