Ford demo of car-to-car communication shows what happens when cars talk

Forget Google’s autonomous car. To really save lives on the road, vehicles will have to talk to each other.  Known as V2V or vehicle-to-vehicle communications, such technology would allow cars to warn each other of their presence. One car could alert another that, “Hey, my idiot driver isn’t going to stop for the red light, look out!” or “My owner has just hit something ahead of you, stop!”