2017 Russia will require all new
vehicles to include technology that automatically transmits the location of a car crash to a
national accident emergency response system.
THE NEW NORMAL THE RACE TO CONNECTIVITY
GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WAN T
By the end of the decade, smart cars will be the norm. In the coming years, shifting regulations
and market demand will push sponsors
to complete projects.
of new vehicles
in 2020 will
from 10% today
Automakers know that consumers prefer—and will come
to expect—high-tech vehicles.*
*Based on a 2014 survey of 5,012 adults aged 18 and over conducted
in Germany, the United Kingdom, Brazil, the United States and Spain
73% of drivers think safety and
diagnostic features are the most important
services a connected car can offer.
Sources: Strategy&, Telefónica, IHS Automotive, The Associated Press, Business Insider
8% of drivers are currently
using connected car features.
69% of drivers believe they should be able to
access their car’s diagnostics (onboard computer
system) as easily as they use a phone or tablet.
63% of drivers are interested
in using them in the future.
2020 Year by which approximately
97 percent of new cars shipped in the United
States are estimated to have Internet capability.
2019 Large-scale tests of self-driving trucks are scheduled to begin in the
Netherlands. The project aims to reduce
pollution and improve safety and efficiency.
2018 The European Union will likely
require the eCall system to be installed in
all cars sold in Europe. It automatically dials
emergency services after an accident and
transmits the car’s location.