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    Posted: Jun/20/2011 at 11:21pm
Cars could soon talk with each other to avoid accidents
 
Aaron M. Kessler
DETROIT FREE PRESS

 

NATIONAL HARBOR, M.D. — As a Ford Explorer sped toward an intersection, a small car approaching from the right was about to blow through an imagined red light and smash into the SUV.

But while the drivers weren’t communicating, their cars were: a sudden alarm to hit the brakes saved the Explorer and its passengers from getting T-boned on the closed course.

This was just one example on display recently of “intelligent vehicle” technology being developed by automakers and suppliers around the world to warn drivers of impending accidents before they happen — and in theory, prevent them.

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