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MotorMood for socially aware driving

ab43feece71365df937ed12b2192eaff_originalHere is cool idea: use a light-up smiley face that affixes to a vehicle’s rear window to communicate simple yet important messages to other drivers, like saying ‘thank you’.

Now you can take that and other socially clever practices into your daily driving. Simply join the pledge at this kick-starter project, dubbed MotorMood, and voila! …start spreading smiley face in your community.

A detailed article from entrepreneur.com can be found here.

Automated Driving

From: smartplanet.com

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At UC Berkeley, PATH Research Program investigate technologies that would allow cars, buses and trucks to connect with the roadway using sensors placed on vehicles and magnets drilled into the cement. Researcher Wei-Bin Zhang believes the technology could prevent accidents and reduce pollution in the atmosphere with less human interaction in the driving process.