Technology at your Fingertips

Posted by Medialink on Jan. 26, 2010

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Automakers Streamline Technology to Lessen Driver DistractionTodays cars are filled with the newest technologies, from intricate control panels to touch-screen GPS devices. But the latest hi-tech trends can be both intimidating and in some cases distracting. To help make automotive must-haves easier to use, automakers are designing with both function and safety in mind. Brands like the Cadillac are being designed so that most adjustments can be made with controls located on the steering wheel. In addition, the new SRX comes with a navigation screen that can have turn-by-turn driving directions downloaded from OnStar, TIVO-like controls for the radio and Bluetooth pairing. In fact, Cadillac was recently praised in J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Survey for having technology that was easy to use.This footage is free for unrestricted use. Broadcasters: General Motors

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