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WATCH: Car video systems eclipse side mirrors

by Staff reporter
17 Feb 2016 at 07:22hrs | Views
BEFORE engineers dreamt of eliminating drivers in cars, they imagined eliminating side mirrors. The protuberances are ugly and create aerodynamic drag, and their associated blind spots are the bane of parking-challenged drivers.

But now, a long-sought solution looks closer to finally stripping cars of their Mickey Mouse ears, as many car makers demonstrate video systems that replace side mirrors with cameras. Continental, a major parts and systems supplier to car makers, calls them digital mirrors.

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