OT: Car buffs, help needed

Sandra Hermann jeepgirls2004 at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 31 17:49:19 EDT 2009


> volvo with the crash prevention
> thingy in the xc60 - apparently it
> stops in stop and go traffic for you if you forget to...

I just gotta know how in the world do you forget to stop?  
> 
> 2009/10/31 paul stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>:
> > Thanks Cotty. I know Mazda has a blind spot sensor as
> well. In combination
> > with the kind of traffic-ahead proximity sensors Ken
> mentioned as well as
> > reverse sensors, this could be a good topic.
> > Paul
> > On Oct 31, 2009, at 2:24 AM, Cotty wrote:
> >
> >>> What's the latest gee-whiz technology in the
> auto biz. Looking for
> >>> topics that are unusual and somewhat obscure.
> For example the ceramic
> >>> brake disc is potentially a good topic, the
> hydrogen fuel cell  is
> >>> probably not. Any ideas will be greatly
> appreciated.
> >>
> >> Apparently the latest Range Rover has an indicator
> light that alerts the
> >> driver to a vehicle moving through or staying in
> the driver's blind
> >> spot. I have no idea how widely available this is
> in other cars. I took
> >> the rear view mirror out of my 2005 Land Rover as
> I have no rearward
> >> vision except for reversing camera. But who wants
> to look where they've
> >> already been ;-)
> >>
> >> Maybe look into sensors of other kinds, eg parking
> sensors etc?
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >> Cheers,
> >>  Cotty
> >>
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