Automotive technology just keeps getting better and better. Unless you are buying pre-owned vehicles, it is really difficult to a car today that isn’t equipped with digital technology. Virtually every new car on the road has some sort of digital technology, and it won’t be long before every vehicle driven will be full of such [...]
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Rearview cameras have a long history. Would you believe the first one was introduced in 1956? Yes, in a Buick Centurion Motoroma. But it looks like 2013 is going to be the year of the rearview camera. Virtually every auto manufacturer is introducing some version of this fairly new technology. I say “fairly new” because [...]
The great-grandson of Henry Ford is lobbying for a radical change in how vehicles are driven in the future. Bill Ford is the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company and he is making huge predictions about how vehicles in the future will interact with each other and pedestrians. Among the predictions Ford is making are: [...]
What kind of vehicles do Generation Y auto buyers want? According to the LA Times, they want hybrid vehicles packed with technology. Generation Y is the name given to people age 18 to 31. These younger consumers have a distinction that older automobile buyers don’t have. First, they are more environmentally conscious so they are [...]
Blame it all on Ford. The automaker was the first to make use of the cloud for major in-car technology and the market bought it. Since then, every major automobile manufacturer has been innovating and experimenting, looking for new ways to take the latest technology to the next level with in-car in-dash power. And many [...]
As the 21st century gets underway, auto industry experts are expecting major improvements to automotive technology. As hybrid and electric vehicle technology takes off and third world markets start to grow, some of these changes could be a big surprise. Here’s a quick look at what we might expect in the global automotive industry over [...]
Maybach recently released its Maybach DRS (Den-Riki-Sha), a vehicle designed with the future of automotive technology in mind. Designed by Maybach’s team consisting of Yong Won Lee, Toru Nakano, Teck-Koun Kim, Masahide Yamada, Daniel Schlapp, Holger Hutzenlaub, Hiroshi Yajimar and Hideki Takahashi, the Maybach DRS offers a unique design unlike anything currently on the roads. [...]