At the Driverless Car demonstration area on the CES 2014 grounds, Ford is showing how vehicle-to-vehicle communication can save lives.
The University of Michigan will outfit 3,000 drivers with V2V devices to study the technology's reliability and efficacy in preventing car crashes.
Unprotected turns, inclement weather, and road hazards are scenarios that can lead to automobile accidents. But GM's vehicle-to-vehicle technology could help avoid these and up to 81 percent of all traffic accidents.
The U.S. Department of Transportation will begin testing driver acceptance of vehicle-to-vehicle safety technology in Brooklyn, Mich.
In a pilot project announced by Volvo, its cars will communicate slippery conditions to road maintenance authorities.
The government believes vehicle-to-vehicle data links will help improve driver safety, and will push for legislation requiring it in "a future year."
Automotive supplier Continental announces its communications electronics package has made the jump to LTE.
Ford announced it would work with both Stanford and MIT on its autonomous vehicle program to develop new car behaviors.
Honda demonstrated today a new system to prevent cars from hitting pedestrians. A communication link between a car and a pedestrian's smartphone warns the driver of an impending collision.
Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.