According to collision statistics, each year around 30% of all accidents involving a motor vehicle occurred when the vehicle left the road. Driver distractions, inattention and fatigue are the main culprits of motoring accidents. That’s where the car manufacturers step in, in an effort to reduce the numbers of road accidents and to increase driver’s safety.
You’ll find that most new automatic cars today come with
paddle shifters attached to the steering wheel. This technology was pioneered
by Ferrari in the 1980s, it gave their drivers the ability to shed seconds off
their lap times by allowing them to keep their hands on the wheel and change
1952: High Beam Assist
The Autronic eye, its original name, was an invention of the General Motors Guide Lamp Division. Oncoming light was detected through a light-sensing cylinder, this signal would be processed by an amplifier to trigger a low beam.
1948: Cruise Control
Modern cruise control was an invention of Ralph Teetor.
It’s that time of year again, End of Financial Year is upon us and with it comes many, many sales. While you’re sitting on the couch watching TV or swiping through your social media, you may have noticed what seems like hundreds of car advertisements about all the deals not to be missed.
You may have noticed that each night when you turn on the TV to watch the news (or the bachelor, we’re not judging), that you’re bombarded with many ads about all the ‘amazing deals’ on cars right now. You’ll also most likely be aware that the End of Financial Year is quickly approaching,