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.
Of all of the vehicles unveiled at the New York International Auto Show this past spring, arguably the one that has more than passing significance is the Lincoln Continental.
Although there is a lot of attention on how technology is going to change mobility—as in, say, Big Data providing the means by which people will be able to access vehicles for short-term use by tracking vehicle location and availability or Autonomy, which will not only allow drivers to do something else than drive but also provide a better, more predictive traffic flow, consequently minimizing traffic jams and optimizing commute times—a recent announcement by Ford indicates that there is another part of its business that could have a more-immediate effect on different approaches to getting from one place to another.
The owner of a Lexus LX 570 ought to be someone who: 1.