Geneva '08 Preview: Pininfarina Sintesi does away with traffic signs

We always knew it would be the Italians who would figure out a way to do away with traffic lights and stop signs. The latest in the slow reveal of Pininfarina's upcoming Sintesi concept highlights what the design firm calls Clancast. The system – which, as it strikes us, would need to be fitted to every vehicle on the road in order to work at all – communicates automatically with other cars on the road to coordinate traffic in a decentralized manner, thereby obviating the need for stop signs, traffic lights and all manner of roadside signalization that we all studied so hard to learn for our driving exams.

We presume Pininfarina will have more details when the concept is fully unveiled at the Geneva show, now just three weeks away. But until then, you can check out the Sintesi virtual magazine online to see what Pininfarina is on about.

[Source: Pininfarina]

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