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The technology that automatically reduces your car’s speed when it gets too close to another vehicle is just the beginning. There is a sea of traffic data just waiting to be picked up by “connected cars” and used to make travel safer and better for the environment. To that end, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced this week that the government plans to make a $42 million investment in a pilot program for connected car tech. The program will be run in New York City, Tampa, FL and Wyoming.“Today’s announcement is a big step forward for the future of how we move in this country, from our rural communities to our biggest cities,” said Foxx in a statement. “It has been a core mission... Read more...