Microwaves set to ease traffic flow

Coppinger, Rob
March 2002
Engineer (00137758);3/15/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7593, p7
Reports on the plans in launching a radar cruise control system for automobiles developed by the company Autocruise in Great Britain as of March 2002. Features of the control system; Facts on the technology used by the control system; Views of executive Nick Ford of the company TRW Automotive on the design of the system.


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