Top Automotive Technology Trends in 2022
The automakers are reanalyzing the entirety of the automotive industry as there is an enhancement in the automotive technology trends. People are much more habituated to online services than traditional ones.
FREMONT, CA: Exciting trends and developments in the auto industry in 2022, from connectivity and self-driving cars to robust cybersecurity features and telecom-based premiums. The global automobile industry is set up to increase its growth in 2022 as the pandemic is gradually fading off and everything is returning to normalcy. Automakers are rediscovering themselves with the adoption of digital transformation. They ensure customer shifts towards safety, ease, environment-friendly, and personal mobility compared to shared/public mobility. Here are some automotive technology trends to expect in 2022:
● Increase in Electric Vehicles
According to Tesla, fossil-fuel-driven vehicles will gradually disappear with the increase of electric cars in the coming decades. Several factors also aid in electric vehicle growth, such as reduction of battery prices, inflation in fuel costs, and reduction in the gap between the initial cost of electric cars and traditional internal combustion engine vehicles.
● Buying cars online
With the rise of digitization, consumers are used to having almost everything delivered to their door. The auto industry is also embracing this trend. The car buying procedure happens digitally, starting from a virtual test drive and completing all the necessary paperwork online to have the vehicle delivered to the customer's door, the car buying procedure happens digitally. Some auto dealerships even follow a hybrid model, where some chores like paperwork and test drives are done online, but the customer goes to the dealership to pick up the car.
● Connected vehicles
As 4G and the IoT (Internet of Things) continue to evolve, more connected services and features can be found in vehicles. With connected mobility, these vehicles can communicate with other systems outside their local network to send digital data. It allows vehicle condition reporting and remote diagnostics, access to data-only telecommunications and Wi-Fi hotspots, turn-by-turn directions, vehicle condition alerts, and direct intervention to prevent incidents and thus, avoid accidents.