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 |  Aug 08 2012, 5:32 PM

Google is adding the Lexus RX450h to its self-driving car lineup as it looks toward testing in different environments and terrains, pushing ahead with developing its technology.

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 |  Jun 29 2012, 1:15 PM

Toyota has added the 2010 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h to the list of vehicles recalled for a gas pedal that has the potential to become trapped under the floor mats. 

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 |  Apr 16 2012, 3:02 PM

A car that drives itself might seem cool — until you realize it’s probably a Toyota Prius. What if you prefer something a more upscale automated chauffeur? It seems Google feels the same way by giving a Lexus RX450h the autonomous treatment. 

The vehicle was spotted testing in Southern California and seems to be sporting a different sensor than some other autonomous vehicles Google used in the past. This unit seems smaller and a little more aerodynamic.

“In the course of our work, we experiment with testing our algorithms on various vehicles to help us improve our technology,” Google told Wired, essentially saying they’re progressing to a variety of vehicles.

Who knows when autonomous vehicles start making their way into dealerships, but a bill passed last week has made California a bit more friendly to self driving cars.

[Source: Wired]