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Google & Ford in discussion to form autonomous vehicle

Google & Ford in discussion to form autonomous vehicle

Snapshot: Together, Ford and Google, the automaker and tech company plan to build an autonomous vehicle.

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In the world of upscale cars with ultra-modern technology, autonomous vehicles will definitely get a push as the an alliance between Ford and Google, the automaker and tech company will announce at next month's Consumer Electronics Show. The collaboration of both the companies will push them to the front line in the rapid development of self-driving cars.

Ford motors worked on autonomous vehicles, when the company tested  its automated vehicle at the University of Michigan's MCity autonomous car test site. Ford is gearing up to test its self-driving vehicles in California next year, and there is no doubt about that it will be helped by CA-based Google.

Reportedly, Ford said, "We have been and will continue working with many companies and discussing a variety of subjects related to our Ford Smart Mobility plan. We keep these discussions private for obvious competitive reasons, and we do not comment on speculation."

Though, Google will make the biggest gains in this alliance, as the company lured the former Hyundai chief, Mr John Krafick to head up its autonomous vehicle projects in September this year. Where John brings extensive automotive production knowledge, the partnership between Google and Ford will save the tech company billions in manufacturing development.

We believe if google makes this technology available for consumers, the company has to make many other partners.

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