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Smart Car Parks Itself

Posted February 27, 2007 6:00 AM by Steve Melito
Pathfinder Tags: Lexus luxury cars parallel parking sonar sensors
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Reversing into a tight street-side parking spot must be one of the most difficult driving maneuvers. But if you happen to be operating a Lexus fitted with the LS 460 Parking System, you can sit back and let the car park itself. Using signals from sonar sensors, the system takes control of the engine, transmission, and steering. "You don't believe it?" Watch the video.

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03/07/2007 5:12 AM

The law in the UK requires the driver to be in control of the vehicle at all times. Delegating the responsibility to an automatic control system programmed by others sounds like a legal nightmare.

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09/10/2008 3:21 AM

yes u r correct the law in the UK requires that the driver will always in control of the vehicle. It can be prevent the road accidents.

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