Slide Show | August 2012
8 Ways New Car and Highway Technology Will Change Your LifeFollow @Kiplinger
Earlier vehicular innovations "were all mechanical," says Egil Juliussen of iSuppli Corp., a market research firm specializing in automotive technology trends. Now, increasingly, they're digital and "happening in a shorter time frame," he says.
Smart cars could also be the key to winning back younger buyers -- the 20- and 30-somethings who are abandoning car ownership, no longer seeing it as a mark of independence and financial success. Their passion for technology, combined with greater driving convenience of autonomous cars, may draw them back.
Here's a peek at what's coming just a few years down the road. 8 Ways New Car and Highway Technology Will Change Your Life