2008 Geneva Motor Show

By: Ben Preiss - Feb 28, 2008   Updated: Mar 31 2011
References: autoblog & newlaunches
Beyond being stunning and environmentally friendly, the Pininfarina Sintesi concept aims to fulfill the ultimate Italian driving dream, getting rid of traffic lights.

Technology named the Clancast system communicates with other cars on the road to exchange traffic pattern info, eliminating the need for traffic lights and other street signs. The gorgeous concept will be shown at the Geneva Motor Show in March of 2008.

Implications - Automotive designers have envisioned a future full of eco-friendly commuter cars that can communicate with each other to reduce traffic congestion and minimize deadly collisions. Some designs go even further and promise to eliminate city fixtures such as traffic lights through innovative, intelligent communication technology.