More on Bose's Active Suspension System

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It's been an obsession of Bose Corp's elderly leader, Amar Bose, since 1980 — conquering potholes. Apparently the head of that audio products company has been a suspension geek since the late 1950s, and has been working on a new system that detects obstacles and pulls a car's wheels up over them, which we reported on last December. According to the Associated Press, a new luxury car yet to be designed, will be fitted with the system, which uses sensors and four electromagnetic motors mounted at the wheel, in essence creating a really active suspension. [Thanks to Tony for the tip.]

Bose Tries to Shake up Auto Industry [internal]

Bose Creates Suspension System for Cars [internal]


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