March 2, 2011

GM Reinvents the Wheels

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GM has been busily working on the EN-V, a battery-run vehicle that does its own thing if you are too tired or drunk to run it yourself. The car has a wireless antenna and GPS sensors that connect with a network to become autonomous. Chat it up with other En-v owners or push a button and it parks itself (six of them can fit in a standard space.)

Not only can the vehicle run itself, it is in contact with others so it will not collide with them. Of course, the EN-V doesn't chat with current cars, so they must have their own roadways. With all the potholes that are in disrepair in our neighborhood, we don't see that happening any time soon.

Via NY Times

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 2, 2011 11:04 AM
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