Volvo taught its cars to warn each other about icy roads

Popular Science | 4/18/2019 | Staff
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If you’ve ever driven with the Waze app, you’ve received alerts about hazards like accidents, police, or potholes on the road ahead. The app is a good example of how connecting vehicles to a larger network—in this case, a network powered by smartphones operated by a huge community of drivers—can make a ride safer.

Volvo is taking that idea and baking it right into their cars—in Europe, at least. In this case, some Volvos will be able to share alerts with each other about slippery roads. A vehicle detecting...
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