Ford, GM, Tech Firms Driving To ‘Smart’ Car Era

Last week, U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Russ Carnahan, D-Mo., introduced a bill to accelerate a public-private “smart car” effort called Intelligent Transportation Systems. The bill calls for testing such systems in six communities. Big car companies and tech leaders such as IBM (IBM), Intel (INTC) and Qualcomm (QCOM) support the bill.