A poll was placed throughout pages of MSN Cars, one of the UK's most popular motoring websites. Users were asked:??"If you could only have one of them, which of these new generation technologies would you like to see on your next car?"??
Voters were given the options of:
Active high-beam: high beam dips automatically when car senses another car oncoming.
Adaptive cruise control: technology that keeps you a set distance from car in front and brakes/accelerates automatically as needed.
Internet feed: car receives constant supply of data about weather, traffic info, news etc.
Lanekeeping assistance: car senses white lines either side and turns wheel for you if necessary to keep you within them.
Night vision: car uses infra-red to 'see' things before even you do.
Self parking: find a space, press a button, car reverse parks for you.
Slow speed autobraking: if car senses a crash is imminent brakes are applied automatically.
Voice control: order your car around by talking to it.
27,506 people participated in the poll.
The full results were:
Night vision - 20%
Adaptive cruise control - 20%
Self-parking - 13%
Voice control - 13%
Internet feed - 12%
Slow speed autobraking - 10%
Active high beam - 8%
Lanekeeping assistance - 4%