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nraacct
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 10:46:24 AM

Volkswagen has developed a way to turn its cars into giant metal DJs. When plugged into a Volkswagen GTI, the German vehicle manufacturer's Play The Road iOS app uses a swath of data from the car — including its velocity, engine revs, and location — to create a soundtrack that changes as it's driven.

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NedW
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 5:16:21 AM

Thank you for submitting this article, nraacct.
bston
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 5:05:10 AM

Too distracting.
oldmack
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 3:45:51 AM

ok
TruthMatters
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 11:01:11 PM

Interesting, but is it really necessary?
drobbbb
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 10:46:12 PM

don't need all these distractions for kids
mustardgas
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:17:33 AM

Perhaps they should focus on producing more reliable cars and a more abundant parts supply chain
MrLefty0706
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 1:47:00 AM

I am not interested in this app.
Discovery02
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 8:55:04 PM

Oh boy another distraction for drivers.
mandoid
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 7:45:25 PM

not for me
millerin
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 5:11:45 PM

nice
PatrickHenry
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 3:46:09 PM

Interesting, but far from my favorite music.
bluebird1
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 3:37:30 PM

Just not a safe thing for some people on the road. Some driver will kill a bunch of people trying to 'compose music'!!!
GKW
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 3:01:43 PM

Just ignore the subliminal messages.
sarasotasingle
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 2:29:41 PM

NO WAY NOT FOR ME !!
dodsworth
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 2:08:31 PM

Interesting.
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 12:58:03 PM

Just what we needed
humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 12:53:40 PM

big hit with teeny boppers i bet
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:45:08 AM

Just what distracted drivers need...
mastermariner
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:42:12 AM

You can have it
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:39:18 AM

oooooo k
Hilsgal
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:38:19 AM

No thank you
Suzzoom
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:37:12 AM

Will it be electronic music? Maybe trance?
BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:23:13 AM

Not for me.
Masquerade16
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:20:03 AM

The music is fine, but I'm not sure I want my every move to be tracked.
dr047
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:18:46 AM


Must be a need. Maybe it could inform the driver that the car is equipped with turn signals.
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:17:51 AM

That would be so F#$@&*G AWESOME!!!
Point__man
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:16:57 AM

maybe they will fine tune it to help people drive more reasonably saving fuel w/o even realizing it is happening ;) Wonder if they also play subliminal messages to get you to trade in more often or go to your dealer for maintenance or to buy other unnecessary options ;)
Taxrefugee
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 11:04:56 AM

Fun
GAS1251
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2013 10:58:57 AM

Something to look forward to when they take the controls out of your hands
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