The Art of the Beep

By | June 9, 2016

Google’s self-driving cars are getting some attitude.

Company engineers have been working on teaching their autonomous vehicles the subtle — and often obnoxious — art of honking, according to Google’s May self-driving car report.

In its report, Google notes that for the past months engineers have programmed the car’s computer brain to understand which road situations might require a toot, sometimes discreet and sometimes determined.”