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September 29, 2019 1 min to read

5 car trends to look forward to in 2019

Category : Cars

2019 is a huge year for many reasons, and the automobile world is no exception. The industry has undergone some exciting developments in recent years with the arrival of self-driving cars, and the advancements in technology aren’t slowing down at all. This is good news for us gearheads and technology enthusiasts alike.

We asked some motor world specialists and they painted us a picture of the top car trends to look forward to this year. So buckle up and take a look on what you can expect coming to you, it promises to be an exciting ride!

1. Cars Getting Smaller and Lighter

Many people vow to lose weight in the new year, and cars are no exception. The BMW 3 Series has dropped 80 kg, and the 2019 model of the Jeep Grand Cherokee decided to do the same thing with losing 8 kg by adopting a lighter composite tailgate. Lesser weight means less fuel spent, so we are all winners here.

2. AI Interfaces

If the inclusion of smart technology inside a car wasn’t exciting enough, automakers are likely to begin introducing vehicles that feature AI interfaces.

Software will be worked into the car via the infotainment system as a sort of virtual personal assistant that will be able to respond to vocal commands, give the driver and passengers real time info, and guide drivers by working in tandem with a smart tech system.

The system will be reminiscent of a smartphone, offering apps as well as personal diary management. It is expected that the number of networked cars will rise by about 30% in the coming years and one in five cars will be connected to the internet by the year 2020.

Data exchanged in connected vehicles will allow the auto industry to gather more accurate info about the way the cars are being driven, which can lead to accurately priced insurance premiums.

3. More Electricity

Electric cars are becoming more popular by the day. They were received well upon their first introduction and this is expected to continue…
 
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