Feds want cars to be able to talk to each other

FILE - This May 22, 2012 file photo shows a side mirror warning signal in a Ford Taurus at an automobile testing area in Oxon Hill, Md. Federal officials are planning to announce Monday whether automakers should be required to equip new cars and light trucks with technology that enables vehicles to communicate with each other to prevent collisions. Such vehicle-to-vehicle communication could eventually transform traffic safety. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising hopes of preventing many collisions, transportation officials say they’ll propose requiring that automakers equip new cars and light trucks with technology that lets vehicles communicate with each other,

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