Ten features already in cars that show us the future

Friday, March 4, 2016

From the Globe and Mail

A diagram of how new sensor technology allows a car to sense when the driver is crossing a lane and will correct accordingly.When historians look back on this moment in car history, they will likely see it as the transitional point between the automotive tradition of the last century and a new age of highly connected, automated and autonomous vehicles.

The latest innovations in automotive technology are, in a lot of ways, baby steps towards that inevitable future. While such vehicles are not yet rolling off the assembly lines, those that are can be placed at the midpoint of the evolutionary chart, with a Ford Model T at one end and a self-driving vehicle with no pedals or steering wheel at the other.

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