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Dear Prof Cleggsan

Is it possible to automate automobile headlights operations I.e Headlights switched on in darkness and switched off
in broad daylight?.

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Yes. In the USA and most European countries and probably other countries they already have such features. Standard in some cars and optional feature in other models.

Here is one system which is well developed and has been in marketplace for some time:

The feature will automatically turn on the lights when dark, dim them when sensing oncoming car and can be set for shut off time so that lights will stay on for short time until occupants have make their way into the garage or parking space, etc.

Ford, Toyota and most manufacturers have similar systems for their brand cars.  

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