Some useful technology for a change
Yahoo! News - Car That Can Park Itself Put on Sale by Toyota : "A car that can park itself without the driver having to touch the steering wheel, said by maker Toyota Motor Corp. to be a world first, went on sale in Japan on Monday. "
Having lived in the East all my life and owned a '72 Plymouth Satellite Wagon when I was young, I can personally parallel park anything smaller than a dump truck. But having watched others struggle with it, I think this could be a very popular feature in this part of the country.