Just as Google gets its first working self driving car. California warns that’s “It’s a huge undertaking,” said Bernard Soriano, who oversees the DMV’s regulatory process. “There are all of these issues that need to be adequately answered.”
It could follow the current U.S. system, in which manufacturers self-certify their vehicles; it could opt for a European system, in which independent companies verify safety; or the state could (implausibly) get into the testing business.
Currently Google with a its Toyotas and Lexus’s, Audi and continental is granted a driverless license.