Google's dabbling with a self-driving car concept keeps getting more serious. After successfully...

|By:, SA News Editor

Google's dabbling with a self-driving car concept keeps getting more serious. After successfully pulling off a test run in Silicon Valley, the company announced another shocker today by hiring the deputy director of the NHTSA to be its director of safety for self-driving cars. With Google clearly leading the pack in development of the burgeoning technology, the next thing to watch is if it forms a partnership with any of the automakers trying to develop their own self-driving programs.