When you think of the future of driving, your first thought is most likely self-driving cars. We can thank brands like Tesla for bringing this vision to reality with impressive features such as ‘Autopilot’.
Autonomous cars can sense its environment and move with little or no human input.
With well over one billion citizens, China is the
world’s largest market for new cars. There are plenty of well-known Chinese car
manufacturers available in Australia including MG, Haval and Great Wall. What
isn’t as well known is China’s quirky car culture, and the tendency for some
brands to take creative license with other popular car designs.
Every new car is covered by a manufacturer’s warranty. This is a legally enforceable promise made by the manufacturer to take responsibility for any faults that occur in a motor vehicle during the warrant period.
Infiniti is officially leaving the
Australian market some time late this year. Nissan’s premium arm leaving our
shores comes as little shock after their announcement to leave the European
market early last year. The brand has decided to instead focus on their two
strongest markets in the US and China.
There was once a time when ‘spec-ing’ up your car was
simple. Where extra value and comfort meant opting for an automatic transition,
cruise control, air-conditioning or power steering and brakes. Most of these
options are now standard, however, car buyers today are faced with a huge
selection of aftermarket accessories making it confusing to navigate what you
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.