Device can remotely halt auto chases

Police will be able to remotely halt high-speed pursuits with technology being unveiled Tuesday that aims to cut chase-related deaths.General Motors GM plans to equip 1.7 million of its 2009 model vehicles with the system that allows pursuing officers to request that engines of stolen cars be remotely switched off through the OnStar mobile communications system. The system, scheduled to be demonstrated Tuesday in Washington, D.C., marks a big move toward reducing what GM says are as many as...Full Story
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