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Vintage racers to high tech cars

February 18, 2014

Guests: Fred Simeone, Doug Newcomb

There were a lot of new shiny cars on display at the Philadelphia Auto Show – and there’s the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, the first car to receive U.S. Historical Registration.  This vintage beauty belongs to FRED SIMEONE whose collection of  65 sports cars is housed in the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum that he founded in Philadelphia.  This hour, Marty talks with Simeone about his car collection and the appeal of his vintage racers.  Then, the Department of Transportation recently announced that it will soon require cars to use vehicle-to-vehicle technology to talk to each other in order to reduce car accidents.  We’ll talk to automotive technology journalist DOUG NEWCOMB  about “v-2-v” technology and other accident avoidance systems.


Slideshow below: Photos by Michael Furman


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