Perhaps to prepare consumers for what seems to be the inevitable inclusion of self driving technologies in vehicles—features like automatic start and stop, active parking assist, and blind spot monitoring —Auto Alliance has recently announced the debut of a “Driver Assists” channel on YouTube.
As the LA Auto Show is currently showing off these new technologies, Auto Alliance created the channel with intentions to familiarize consumers with how it works. With over 80 videos already available on the channel highlighting about 20 different Driver Assist tech which range from warning and alert systems, active controls, and controls and vision aids, Auto Alliance is allowing consumers a firsthand view of features which may very well be part of vehicle models 5-10 years from now.
The featured video on Driver Assists channel gives a brief overview of the self driving technology—boiling down to the 3 main categories mentioned above.
The video also notes that this technology is based upon a polling Auto Alliance administered which stated that about 2/3 of consumers said their biggest concern on the road involves erratic drivers. Ultimately, safety is the main reason behind the new vehicle technology.