Automotive Technologies and the Future of Transportation
An automotive is a wheeled passenger vehicle usually used for traveling. Most definitions of automobiles say that they are road-going machines, generally seat four-wheeled and that they travel on roads rather than lateral routes. Automobiles differ from other forms of transportation in the fact that they are built with a chassis and engine adapted to the roads it is supposed to traverse and equipped with tires that have treads that are deep enough to allow traction even in the absence of snow, ice or mud. However, an automobile can be any vehicle that is powered by engines, gas or liquid petroleum gas. One can also be a motorcycle, train, or bus.
One of the greatest breakthroughs currently being made in mobility solutions is in terms of vehicles. New cars sold in the United States in the next decade will have built-in “automotive assisted technology.” This means that there will be various elements of the vehicle that are electrically powered such as the transmission, braking, clutch, etc. and that there will also be various components that are not electrically powered such as airbags, front and side curtain airbags, active headlamps, and other safety and comfort features such as automatic seatbelts, and air bags and other passive safety features such as traction control. These technologies are expected to be introduced in new cars sold in the next few decades.
Mobility devices such as automobiles are one of the most important advances in the field of automotive technology. These vehicles have allowed many millions of people to live independently and in comfort across the world. In the future, there will be many more vehicles that are not just powered by gas but will be powered by alternative fuel resources. The automotive technology field will continue to expand as advances are made in vehicles, the number of which continues to grow on a year-by-year basis.