The university and the car maker will take the lead on the mechanical development of the new Ford Fusion Hybrid, which will come equipped with four rooftop 360-degree infrared sensors that scan the surroundings millions of times a second and report back to a 3-D map. This is comparable to the way a bat uses its sensors to navigate at night.State Farm will "provide insight from many years of claims experience and our knowledge of driver behavior and know-how to help make the vehicle safe," says Csanda.
Auto insurers prepare for self-driving cars and frayed nerves
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