John Krafcik will become the new CEO Google Auto

Today, Google introduced a new CEO Google Auto – department, which develops self-service.

John Krafcik will become the new CEO Google Auto


He was John Krafcik – a veteran of the automotive industry, which is a long time was the CEO Hyundai companies. Krafcik will replace Chris Urmsona, who will oversee the Google Auto as technical director.

Krafcik served as CEO of Hyundai Motor America in the period from 2008 to 2013. Prior to that he spent fourteen years at Ford. Krafcik will enter office Google Auto Director General at the end of this month.

This step is quite logical, given the previous information that the search engine giant is about to launch production of its own self-service.

Also, Google spokesman said that Google is the Auto project would remain in the Google X Lab. However, the initiative is an excellent candidate to become a full-fledged part of the company in the Alphabet.

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