Google, like Apple, will build a Car OS, not a car

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It looks like Apple isn’t the only big tech firm changing its go to market strategy for self-driving cars, as Google also intends to abandon manufacturing plans in favor or creating an operating system auto makers can use.

Drive away vaporware

We’ve all seen the pictures of Google top brass grinning from inside their early self-driving vehicle prototypes.

Now it looks like those cars will never hit the road. The Information (via Patently Apple) claims Google/Alphabet has decided to abandon plans to make its own vehicles in order to focus on developing the operating systems for autonomous vehicles. Wired says Google will be hosting a self-driving car press event in California today

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