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GM debuts next step in vehicle-to-vehicle communications [w/video]

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Oct 18th, 2011 at 1:59PM

General Motors is working on a new vehicle communications system that could help avert up to 81 percent of crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The system uses small mobile devices, like smart phone applications, to gather information about the vehicle's surroundings. The system could alert the driver of stalled vehicles on the side of the road, drivers who are abruptly stopping, averse road conditions and even stop signs and stop lights before the hazards come into view. GM is already testing the system in two ways – with a small dash-mounted... Read More

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