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Auto, Technology Industries Clash Over Talking Cars

FILE - In this July 20, 2015 file photo, a pedestrian crosses in front of a vehicle as part of a demonstration at Mcity on its opening day on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road. The cars hold the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams. Government and industry have spent more than a decade and more than $1 billion researching and testing the technology, known as vehicle-to-vehicle communications, or V2V.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
FILE - In this July 20, 2015 file photo, a pedestrian crosses in front of a vehicle as part of a demonstration at Mcity on its opening day on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road. The cars hold the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams. Government and industry have spent more than a decade and more than $1 billion researching and testing the technology, known as vehicle-to-vehicle communications, or V2V. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

WASHINGTON—Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of...




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