The interaction of a vehicle with its environment makes the engineer’s hearts beat faster: Car-to-car or the communication between driver and vehicle are probably only two challenges.
At the ongoing Motor Show 2011 in Geneva, BMW is presenting a roadster reflecting the current state of research .
The developers use cloud-computing to realize the interaction of the vehicle. It shall e.g. be possible for the board electronics to look for an alternative restaurant¬† if the designated place is crowded.
Is the complete interconnectedness of the vehicle the next big thing in vehicle development? What do you think?