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There are many things that we take for granted these days. While the world may not be in the best shape, there are still many advantages that make living today much better than, well, most points in history. While we could talk about access to healthcare and education and so forth, let’s focus on cars. It’s amazing to think that they’ve been around for some hundred years or so, and the development we’ve made with automobiles in those years has been nothing short of remarkable. And they continue to improve all the time! In this blog, we’ll look at a handful of reasons why cars continue to get better and better.

Better For The Environment

There’s an uncomfortable truth about vehicles, and that’s that they’ve had a pretty negative impact on the planet. Finally, though, manufacturers are beginning to make changes to the car-making process that have made them much better. There’s been a big shift towards electric cars, for instance, and that’s definitely where we’ll go in the future. But even regular cars have been improved. For instance, emissions are much lower in newer cars, and the MPG rate is significantly better than even a few decades ago.

Safety Features

Take a look through the history of cars, and you’ll wonder how people ever made it to their destination all in one piece! The development of things like the car seat belt and airbags made a big difference, but the greatest changes came from within the car’s tech safety features. Take a look at the best-selling cars in 2020, and you’ll notice that all of them had extensive safety features. There’s a reason why it has never been safer to be on the roads, and it has little to do with the skills of the driver -- it’s just that vehicles are safer than ever before.

Greater Tech

Again, in the olden days, things were pretty different when it comes to in-car entertainment. You might have been lucky enough to have a radio in your vehicle, but that wouldn’t have been necessarily the case! Today, our vehicles are bonafide entertainment machines. You can listen to any song you’d like, listen to podcasts, take phone calls, and do about everything else that can be done hands-free.

They’re Built Specifically

Cars are also increasingly designed with a target audience in mind. Whereas cars were all pretty much the same in days gone by, today, you can get a vehicle that’s essentially designed with your intentions in mind. If you’re a family, for example, then you’ll have a whole host of cars that were designed with families -- and only families -- in mind. That makes for a great driving experience.

The Future

And what about the future? The development of vehicles hasn’t stopped! In the coming years, we’ll likely see self-driving cars on the road, which is going to make a massive difference to the whole driving experience. Hopefully you’ll still be able to buy and drive old-school vehicles, too, since there’s much to love about driving!

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