Photos: Gizmos for gearheads

Photos: Gizmos for gearheads

Summary: Among other things, San Francisco car conference features a VW prototype that runs on liquid hydrogen and pumps water vapor out of its tailpipe.

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  • Photos: Gizmos for gearheads

    BMW is working on a communication system that will let one car convey information about road conditions to those behind it. In this photo, the LCD screen on the dashboard flashes up a warning to a moving car that the road is slippery ahead. Minutes before, another car did a power slide through a wet patch on the same path.

  • Photos: Gizmos for gearheads

    With no hazards imminent, the screen provides data on the current status of the car. Motorola and GM are working on similar systems.

  • Photos: Gizmos for gearheads

    BMW's Connected Car. The cars are on display at the 12th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems taking place in San Francisco this week.

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