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US Government May Require Rear View Camera On All cars
2012-02-29 05:23:42

Running over people in a car can be a very traumatic experience, especially if the victim is a beloved child or elderly parent.

Ford Looks To The Future Of Connected Automobiles
2012-02-28 10:36:31

Head of Ford Motor Company, Bill Ford Jr., has been thinking of the future and doesn’t like what he sees. Increasing traffic congestion and the proliferation of vehicles in developing countries will only lead to slower roads and tons of wasted fuel and resources.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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