Car Talk

Fahey, Jonathan
January 2007
Forbes Asia;1/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p70
This article reveals that General Motors Corp. is conducting tests on vehicles that communicate with each other vehicles in an effort to eliminate road accidents. Other automakers are developing similar systems in the hope that roads will be information-rich networks, with cars doing and responding intelligently. The automakers still have a mountain of issues to sort out, including how to rank incoming signals by importance, how to minimize false alarms and how to make the networks secure.


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