Google Makes a ‘Self-Driving Bicycle’ to Mess With Amsterdam

Spoiler alert! Google may never actually make a self-driving bicycle.

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Google Makes a ‘Self-Driving Bicycle’ to Mess With  Amsterdam

Google made a self-driving bicycle for the people of Netherlands. In the spring of 2016, Google will introduce the self-driving bicycle in Amsterdam which is also known as the world’s premier cycling city.

Here’s the video:

The Dutch cycle more than any other nation in the world: Almost 900 kilometres per year per person, amounting to over 15 billion kilometres annually.

The self-driving bicycle enables safe navigation through the city for Amsterdam residents and furthers Google’s ambition to improve urban mobility with technology.

Google Netherlands takes enormous pride in the fact that a Dutch team worked on this innovation that will have a great impact in their home country.

But, here’s the kicker. The entire thing was just a spoof by Google.

Watch the making of the video below.

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