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Nissan studies movements of bees and fish for 'collision avoidance'

GasBuddy Blog -- Nissan’s engineers have been inspired by the animal kingdom as they develop new technologies that will shape the future of mobility.

In a report from Hybridcars.com, Toru Futami, engineering director of advanced technology and research, said that studying the behavior of animals moving in groups helps engineers understand how vehicles can interact with each other for a safer and more efficient driving environment.

“In our ongoing quest to develop collision-avoidance systems for the next generation of automobiles, we needed to look no further than to Mother Nature to find the ultimate form of collision-avoidance systems in action, in particular, the behavioral patterns of fish,” said Futami.

Nissan said its...


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honda0105
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No car marker is altruistic enough to not see some profit in this move.
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how much more will the little guy be shelling out for all this?
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william: you've got that right.
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Another reason to raise gasoline prices.
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Going for record length for days a story can be posted here?
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 9:58:12 AM

Bees again?
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 8:57:00 AM

What we need is more "qualified" real world training before people get behind the wheel. And retesting behind the wheel every ten years. That should wake people up to the bad habits they have gain since they were 16.
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 6:18:11 AM

I haven't met a scientist that could speak bee, but that is a challenge. Also the other scientists studying fish also have their work cut for them too.
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 6:05:57 AM

So what's the buzz about?
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 6:01:41 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 6:01:36 AM

Very old
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Old news.
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:59:09 AM

VERY VERY OLD NEWS
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:58:41 AM

Holy fish poop, Batman, how many more days for this study!?!??
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:57:48 AM

4th or 5th day
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Still old
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This story is getting real old
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:55:32 AM

I don't see bees bumping into fish....
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Bees don't have cell phones... yet.
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Thanks for sharing!
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:52:36 AM

good study, I still wouldn't buy Nissan if it was the last type of vehicle on earth. Will ride a horse before I buy a Nissan...
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:49:33 AM

Still studying those bees? Not sure this is really such a great use of research funds. Maybe they could get Obama to fund it for them!
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:49:14 AM

ooooold
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Old
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Deja vu.
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ZZ
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:43:00 AM

This old and stale news needs to go.
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:39:59 AM

Well, the bees sting you and the... fish swim at you?
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Very very old.
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4 days old
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old news
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This is Really Old....How much longer ???
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Old news.
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ok, we can get id of this story now
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:25:20 AM

interesting concept
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old
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Get rid of this one would you.
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Old News.
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repeat...but still interesting
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some new news would be highly appreciated...
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For crying out loud, take this ancient article off.
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really old news
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long holiday
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oh boy
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Old old old post
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good lord, as tolerant as I am of running stories for multiple days, this one has run the course
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enough with this story
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Old news
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Old!
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nice
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Old
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