Cars were once predominately valued in steel, glass, rubber, and aluminum. Now it’s silicon. Electronics developments drive the vehicles of today and tomorrow.
Telematics technology is advancing rapidly, so that communications both to and from vehicles can lead to safer, more efficient driving.
As people become more reliant on their smart phones and other devices, vehicle manufacturers are finding it necessary to make the in-car experience a seamless extension. Even to the point of working toward self-driving cars.
The interfaces for most automotive infotainment systems are, well, to put it nicely, something that, if they were on the screen of your smartphone, you would find to be so unacceptable that you’d find yourself wanting to take said smartphone and throwing it at the nearest available wall.
“We really are building ‘em. “Really are selling ‘em. “TV has to keep up with us.” That’s Richard Rawlings, the man behind Fast N’ Loud on the Discovery Channel.