ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Toyota's introduction of a lighter, cheaper engine in its new Corolla noted.
(Whitmann, Arizona: Jack Smith) The development of smarter cars examined; examples given of new designs to make automobiles smarter and more efficient such as projecting information on the windshield, handleless doors, cruise control radar, bumper cameras, falling asleep sensors. [Delco Electronics director Robert SCHUMACHER, Toyota technical center Mark SCHRAGE, Toyota vehicle evaluation Chuck GULASH - show off the technology.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The concept of using "black boxes" in cars to analyze accidents also mentioned.
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