Strange Bedfellows: GM and Toyota Work on Automated Driving System

The General and the Emperor are comparing battle plans on a new, automated driving system that will help drivers stop banging into each other. According to Japan Times the system would be a competing entry among intelligent transport schemes the auto industry is developing to thwart congestion and prevent accidents. The GM/Toyota research is reportedly focusing on technologies that would let vehicles indicate their location wirelessly, as well as control speed and direction.

Toyota, GM tie up on automated driving system [Japan Times]

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