So much is happening on so many automotive tech fronts that keeping up with it all is virtually impossible. Not all that long ago, we judged a car by its styling, mechanicals, fuel economy, comfort, and safety.
However, in the last 20 years, the ascendency of software as the overriding component in modern motor vehicles has totally changed the industry. Moreover, it has rearranged our priorities when shopping for a car. In short, we’ve come to expect much more from a car than simply transporting us from point A to point B. Cars must now function as rolling communication hubs.