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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:42:42 AM

It seems every automaker is moving in the direction of having vehicles drive themselves on highways around the world. Why is a source of speculation? Fuel economy, reduced emissions and improved safety are all reasons cited by various car companies. Whatever the motive, automated driving is just around the corner and Toyota is set to introduce their take on this new technology by mid-2010.
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bston
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 2:31:29 PM

Sounds like more government control.
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Straitliner
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 6:15:49 AM

Not in my lifetime and definitely not in a Toyota.
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millerin
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:49:57 PM

great
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:22:02 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:18:35 PM

Hope this will make the road safer.
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mike56MI
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 6:47:44 PM

OK
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c0wb0y
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:25:29 PM

Hopefully unintended acceleration issues will be solved before the vehicle is allowed to fully drive itself.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 4:46:02 PM

Computer monitoring keeps us honest.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 3:41:00 PM


     ok
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Norm10
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 2:46:15 PM

I wonder what happens when the floor mat sticks the gas petal to the floor?
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 2:35:32 PM

Good to know.
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schatzila
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 2:04:56 PM

Bring it.
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Gabydominguez85
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 1:25:00 PM

Hurry up so I can nap on my way to work and after!!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 12:20:55 PM

that will make drunk driving a lot safer
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 12:01:05 PM

teeny boppers are drooling, most others not so much
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:49:14 AM

And driver can sleep...?
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highdesertman
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:29:22 AM

Wow, I just can't wait until "mid-2010" to find out what Toyota is going to come up with.
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bills299
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:16:38 AM

Can't wait to see it tested in the real world, not test tracks!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:16:03 AM

Eventually we will be nothing more than brains on a table (like the Providers in Star Trek: The Gamesters of Triskelion) as everything will be animated.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:10:53 AM

Automated driving is coming.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:35:02 AM

I worry that when the small stuff is laying in the road (the short 2x4), will the less attention afforded by automated drive that into other traffic? Then again, there is plenty of inattention today!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:31:06 AM

not for me
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:30:38 AM

Ok for some
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:25:40 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:21:43 AM

Lets see what happens.
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molebaby96
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:17:29 AM

Things to come.
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lesabreAZ
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:07:07 AM

by mid 2010????? Anyway shouldn't they perfect this in china and japan first...just saying.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:43:47 AM

Not for me
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:43:23 AM

Don't want it.
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