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6 New Technologies That May Transform Vehicles and Driving - USA Today


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2019 New York Auto Show 2019: Self-driving cars are coming – someday. But for now, carmakers and suppliers are focused on technologies that improve vehicle safety, security and convenience.

With the 2019 New York Auto Show set to begin next week with media previews, car companies are looking for ways to stand out from the competition in an era when quality and reliability are similar across brands.

6 New Technologies That Will Transform Vehicles - USA Today

1. More secure ways to start a car

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2. In-car monitoring systems

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Volvo released this image to demonstrate what a vehicle interior with cameras to monitor the driver might look like.-Volvo
3. Augmented reality
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Auto supplier Magna International's Icon Radar technology improves the vehicle's ability to distinguish between objects on the road. (Photo: Magna International)

4. Partially self-driving technologies
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Tesla vehicles have a large infotainment screen instead of physical controls.

5. Bigger, more advanced touchscreens
6. More driver assistance systems
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Bosch engineers test a system designed to help detect pedestrians and trigger automatic emergency braking. The system is available in Europe, Ralf Groemminger

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