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I agree with some of this. Cars do need to shave a few pounds that's for sure. The driver seat of a chevy suburban weighs 90+ lbs. I mean come on. The Amish could build a lighter seat. If the Corvette has taught us anything its you can build a lightweight aerodynamic car that gets good fuel mileage and it can still be beautiful.
But on the other hand they coming up with all this techno crap to apply brakes or stop the cars. Who is making these cars go? That's what is wrong with traffic now. The cars are slowing themselves down and the drivers are all on the phone unaware the have slowed down to 45mph. Plus they want to put facebook and twitter in your car. If they were really worried about safety they wouldn't allow any electronic devices in new cars.
Get people back to driving again instead of playing with gadgets.
Driver education is really what we need not gadgets to help idiots drive.
Want to buy new a Crown Vic? How about a new Grand Marquis? How about a new Lincoln Town Car? Sorry you can't, because they don't make them any more.
But they can cram you in to a Ford Fiesta. Thank you Al Gore.