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Old 01-17-2006, 10:51 AM
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http://www.toyota.com/vehicles/future/volta.html

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I was wondering when somebody would implement "Drive by wire" controls. They've used that in airplanes for a while, and the consequences are worse in airplanes if the electronics go bad
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My younger son may go apoplectic.

That is VERY cool!
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Old 01-23-2006, 09:18 AM
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I was wondering when somebody would implement "Drive by wire" controls. They've used that in airplanes for a while, and the consequences are worse in airplanes if the electronics go bad !
Yeah, but airplanes get reeeeeeally good maintenance as a result. Not so the family truckster.
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Old 01-24-2006, 11:21 AM
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Ah, touche.
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Being able to "pass" the steering wheel and pedals to the person seated next to you would be really bizarre.
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Next thing you know, instead of drive by wire, it'll be wireless...bluetooth steering and braking :-)
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Old 01-25-2006, 08:11 AM
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You're saying you never drop a wireless connection?

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3 across seating should be interesting too. Maybe it's a throwback to a cruiser bench seat

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