2019 Automobile Trends include many new developments in regards to computerization and further electrification of motorized vehicles. From robot-driven vehicles to ride-sharing, the demise of the car salesperson, electric vehicle market share and more… the automobile industry has been in a constant state of flux, almost since it began. Many futurist trends came and went without ever materializing, but others have become reality. Here are a few thoughts of what some experts feel are coming up for the automobile world.
Car companies remained surprisingly quiet during CES 2018. But they spoke up in 2019. From EVs you can buy this year to super-futuristic mood-detecting technology, here are the major announcements from the event. Autonomy and electrification reign supreme, but the show put a huge focus on connectivity.
OTTAWA (660 NEWS) – It promises to be another solid year for car sales in the country according to the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). CADA Economist Oumar Dicko said 2018 was the second-best year on record for new vehicle sales.
Like so many public automotive exhibitions, Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been taken over by the marketers. Just five years ago, what was once a never-ending fount of actual information sharing – threatening to oust Detroit as North America’s premier auto show – has become just another home for the blathering glitz of MBAs seeking angel investors.
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has always been the world’s hub of digital innovation. But in recent years, thanks to the huge increase in automotive autonomy and infotainment, automakers big and small have been using CES as a showcase for their electronic nous.
GroundTruth teamed up with the Tri-State Toyota Dealers Association and ad firm Saatchi & Saatchi to conduct a one-month, three-state test of GroundTruth’s Cost Per Visit lead-generation model. Digital retailing provider Darwin Automotive is now a preferred partner of Volvo Car Financial Services, offering new F&I options for Volvo retailers nationwide.
I do not usually make predictions, but here are some automotive trends that I feel will influence our industry over the next 12 months. More safety features. In recent years, we have seen a rise in the number of on-board safety features in automobiles, such as lane-keeping assist, blind spot monitoring and automatic emergency braking.