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The cars that are being driven on the roads today are more advanced in terms of technology that most people ever thought would happen. And this phenomenon of cars becoming more advanced is only beginning as more and more companies team up with electronic providers to make cars even smarter. These are cars that people want to buy, and many considered trading in those used cars in order to get a smarter car or SUV. At the Mobile World Congress, Toyota announced that they would be teaming up with Samsung in order to develop a smart phone enabled car, putting them on the list as the manufacturer to keep an eye on for the great advancements that are being made.
This new service would allow the Samsung smart phone to be directly connected into the car that will allow users to access Internet, but above all is going to help with the safety of the vehicle. Through the use of this technology, called User Experience or UX for short, drivers will have voice activated features such as navigation and overall voice control over several parts in the vehicle, hence freeing up the person’s hands for holding onto the steering wheel. The safety that this is going to encourage should cut down on the number of incidents throughout the United States that occur because of distracted driving. Imagine driving a sedan or Scion that responded to the every command of the driver without the person having to look down to find music, directions or location information, it is going to be the changing face of these vehicles for those that are loyal to this brand.
Many other major auto manufactures have used voice control in their vehicle and have found that this is something that is intriguing many buyers and has increased their revenues by larger percentages. It is only natural for Toyota to want to get in on the action as well. And with the number of those that use a smartphone, it is easy to integrate into a new vehicle with this type of electronics on board.
The UX is set to start commercializing in the second quarter of 2012, making these car solutions something that will be found at Premier Toyota in Amherst, Ohio soon enough.