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DOT Plans to Mandate ‘Talking’ Cars

Matt Ball on February 4, 2014 - in Transportation

The Obama administration said Monday that it plans to require new cars to be able to communicate with each other, a move that transportation planners called a giant step toward ultimately preventing tens of thousands of crashes every year.

The communication technology, hailed by the Obama administration as the most important car-safety advance in decades, will enable cars to send out location, speed and direction data 10 times a second.

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