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Robotic Cars

Tiny, battery-powered cars called EN-Vs, now in R&D, can talk to each other, come when called, even drive themselves.
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Will the car of the future be able to drive itself? At the GM Tech Center, engineers are testing two-wheeled, battery-powered cars called EN-Vs. About five feet long and weighing under 1,100 pounds, the tiny cars don't use up much energy or space. And they're smart: With GPS, the EN-Vs can plan a route to their destination and even talk to each other.

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