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Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Feb 28, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Companies like Ford Motors are making big investments in technologies to improve your life on the road. As cars get smarter -- and more social -- they will hopefully help you pick routes to avoid traffic, help reserve parking spots before you arrive at your destination, and even cars that can drive themselves. Nevada has already approved rules for companies experimenting with robot-driven cars and companies like Google are investing heavily in figuring out that technology.

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Companies like Ford Motors are making big investments in technologies to improve your life on the road. As cars get smarter — and more social — they will hopefully help you pick routes to avoid traffic, help reserve parking spots before you arrive at your destination, and even cars that can drive themselves. Nevada has already approved rules for companies experimenting with robot-driven cars and companies like Google are investing heavily in figuring out that technology.

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