Google self-driving cars have arrived in Austin

Get the Full StoryGoogle's self-driving Lexus SUVs are a familiar sight in Mountain View, California, near the company's headquarters, but now they're heading south.

In a post on Google early Tuesday, Google announced that Austin, Texas, is the latest location for testing its self-driving cars, with one of its Lexus RX450h SUVs already roaming around near the downtown area and another arriving later this week. That's right. Google is about to get weird.

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Google has been testing the SUVs in Mountain View since 2012. This is the first time the company will be performing extensive testing outside California, aside from a few small demos in other cities. Read more...More about Google, Tech, Google Car, Self Driving Cars, and Autonomous Cars

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