Three years ago, Google’s self-driving car project abruptly shifted from designing a vehicle that would drive autonomously most of the time while occasionally requiring human oversight, to a slow-speed robot without a brake pedal, accelerator or steering wheel. In other words, human driving was no longer permitted.
"Can Robot Cars Trust Us?" is from the June 07, 2015 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by John Markoff and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.