Alphabet’s self-driving car project just announced a major milestone

By October 28, 2016Uncategorized
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SILICON VALLEY — Alphabet’s self-driving car division is spinning out into its own standalone entity, taking a big step forward in its goal to sell commercial products. The project had previously sat under X, Alphabet’s experimental research division.

In separate interviews at tech conferences this week, X head Astro Teller and John Krafcik, head of the self-driving car project, said the process to spin out the project into a standalone company inside Alphabet would be completed soon. Krafcik…