Google is restructuring its car buying tools, and part of the process means shutting down its Google Cars shopping service. Launched a little more than a year ago with expectations that it would disrupt the auto sales industry, other early commentary noted that some dealers were already unhappy with the way the service worked and that Google Cars would need to overcome their issues in order to succeed. Rolled out in the San Francisco Bay Area, the service worked by showing local inventory in the
In line with Google's efforts to "solve really big problems using technology," the Internet giant revealed that it has been testing technology for cars that can drive themselves. The program comes as a part of an effort by the company to fundamentally change the way that our transportation infrastructure functions, evolving it into something much more efficient, safe and green.