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Wednesday, 20 January 2021 22:08

KBB Identifies 10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2021

Written by Auto Remarketing Staff
Kelley Blue Book recently compiled a list of what analysts think are the 10 best automotive technologies of 2021, features such as blind-spot monitoring and wireless charging. Kelley Blue Book recently compiled a list of what analysts think are the 10 best automotive technologies of 2021, features such as blind-spot monitoring and wireless charging. Image courtesy of KBB.

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...remotely lock and unlock the doors, check the fuel level and tire pressure and even remotely start the vehicle.

 

Additionally, analysts added that the digital key has extra security measures built in to link individual vehicles to owners.

 

Teen Driver Technology

 

KBB said Teen Driver---offered exclusively by General Motors---is designed to serves as a safeguard for new drivers, allowing owners to be notified if the car is driven over a certain speed or if seatbelts aren’t in use, and to set a volume limit on the sound system.

 

“There is even a report card that will tell parents if safety systems like ABS or forward collision alert have been triggered,” analysts said.

 

Exit Warning to Protect Cyclists

 

Sometimes just exiting the vehicle can be tricky.

 

KBB explained the exit warning alert uses rear-looking sensors to detect approaching bicycles and traffic, ensuring that a passenger doesn’t open a car door as a cyclist passes.

 

“The most advanced systems will even physically lock the door to prevent it from being swung open into the path of the approaching object,” analysts said.

 

Wireless Smartphone Charging and Connectivity

 

KBB acknowledged most late-model vehicles today offer audio connectivity through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

 

Analysts said wireless connectivity allows drivers to stow their phone anywhere within the vehicle instead of...


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