By on April 29, 2015

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Many optionally available subscription-based services, such as OnStar, offering automated crash reporting could lose their marketing edge in 2018.

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7 Comments on “While You Were Sleeping: Automated Crash Reporting, Worthersee, and Mad Max...”

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    “All cars must have tracking devices to cut road deaths, says EU (The Telegraph)
    The EU has passed a law requiring all new cars to have OnStar-esque tracking devices to alert emergency services in the event of a crash.”

    Exactly how many people have died in unreported accidents waiting for EMS to arrive? It seems like it makes the national news here in the US whenever a car is found in a gulley days after the crash, and that it happens about 1-2 times a year in a country of 310 million people with lots of empty space.

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    That makes for a nice looking ambulance, I like it.

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    Nice “Mad Max” link, those are some very ridiculous cars.

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      The Star Wars, Mad Max, and Jurassic Park trailers have made me excited about movies again for the first time in awhile. There is nothing I don’t like about the Fury Road trailers. My wife may even go to see it with me. Because Tom Hardy.

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        the Star Wars trailers give me goosebumps, Jurassic World looks col, but also a lot like ‘turn it up to 11’-remake.
        I’ve been waiting for Mad Max (4) Fury Road forever and have been hanging out on the fan forum ( for 10 years, so I’ve seen these cars (and a lot better pics) for years. Only two more weeks of waiting now :)

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    For extra credit, who can identify the most makes and models used in the Mad Max cars?

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    I like the little pickup. It looks, quite unintentionally Im sure, a bit like Pontiac design language just before the brand was killed off.

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