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Fasten Your Seatbelts: Google’s Driverless Car Is Worth Trillions - Forbes Gerd adds: this is huge, indeed - must pay more attention to it;)

Posted at 9:18pm.

Driverless car technology has the very real potential to save millions from death and injury and eliminate hundreds of billions of dollars of costs. Google’s claims for the car, as described by Sebastian Thrun, its lead developer, are:

We can reduce traffic accidents by 90%. We can reduce wasted commute time and energy by 90%. We can reduce the number of cars by 90%.

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