CNET GLOSSARY: Terms for the techie
You hardly want to begin a trip with traffic ahead slowing to a crawl, while you scramble for one of those live reports that always seem to have just been broadcast. A new interactive system introduced by Acura on its RL model receives real-time traffic data from reporting agencies via XM Satellite Radio and displays it on the navigation screen, highlighting roads with problems in yellow or red. The system works in most major markets and keeps the driver a step ahead of fellow motorists and even some traffic reporters.
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