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The Japanese company's system requires a driver to wear a skullcap that measures brain-wave activity and transmits its readings to steering, acceleration and braking systems that can start responding before the driver initiates the action.
In addition to making batteries more powerful to extend the driving range of single-owner cars, manufacturers will also need to develop devices that can withstand the rigors of near-constant driving and short-range trips.
Detroit’s three automakers sell more than 2 million large pickups a year in the U.S., generating annual revenue of more than $90 billion, with estimated profits of at least $10,000 per truck — and even more for high-end models.
Two years ago, digital was a new trend, and the awareness was low. Today, companies and government agencies are thinking through how to transform the way they deliver existing products and services and create new ones...