Consumers are making the connection with the connected car

  • TECH
  • Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016

Drivers will be actively seeking active safety systems and connectivity in their next cars. ©monkeybusinessimages/

Consumers in the US, UK, China and Germany will be actively seeking active safety systems and connected technology when they come to buy their next car. 

The results of the fourth annual IHS Markit study, published Monday, show that Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as autonomous emergency braking, traffic jam assist and blind spot monitoring now top car buyers' equipment wish lists, meaning that initial worries about trust and the rising autonomy of cars is beginning to fade in the minds of drivers in four of the world's most important automotive markets. 

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