2014 Automotive Technologies
Automobile technology has made a giant leap in the past two decades. Seoul, Tokyo, Hamburg has easily edged past Texas in indigenous as well as third-party automotive technologies.
As a car maker your initial goal is to meet the stricter global emission standards and increased efficiency by downsizing the engine size. This is the primary reason behind most of luxury cars turning out with four-cylinder engines. Basically automotive technologies have so evolved as to ease the stress of drivers, together ensuring a hustle free drive and to facilitate the basic needs too; this involves presence of GPS and easy access to the global network.
Presence of intelligent brakes enhances the viability of the vehicle. As the new RLX sedan of Acura possesses a "Brake Hold" button which keeps the brakes pressed automatically. The most popular automotive tech of 2014 is LDW or the Lane Departure Warning which is designed with the view to wade off drowsiness at the wheels and alerts the driver when an attempt is made to cross the line without signaling first. The latest E-Class model of Mercedes Benz offers an intelligent Drive system enabling to control the vehicle at low speed. The hot-stone massage seats are a new introduction to the basic health needs, providing better cushion for your backside. Honda and Shop-vac has collaborated to provide an integrated cleaning for your cars and is found in the Honda Odyssey minivan. Another important tech of 2014 is the Traffic signs recognition; where manufacturers like Audi and Mercedes Benz utilize front-facing cameras to identify road signs to aid in better and relaxed driving.