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Monday, April 30, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

New cars in India with Hi-tech features!

The Indian car bazaar is getting competitive day by day and to cut down the heavy duty battle between car makers and to woo consumers, car makers are providing numerous add-on high-tech features to the loved car models. Features like navigation software and voice recognition were earlier found in high end cars only, but now the entry level hatchbacks and small cars also sport features. Ford Figo is one of the most loved cars amongst the masses and the company has enhanced the car by sprinkling it with voice recognition technology that permits the users to dial a call even on the move. This technology has also been blessed in Ford Fiesta and Ford Endeavour.

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Also, Ford Figo has been bestowed with numerous other high class features such as distance to empty meter, rapid deceleration warning, speed sensing volume control and so on. On the other hand, Ford Endeavour has been well-equipped with SATNAV system, which automatically gets the camera into reverse parking mode to assist the driver to keep a check on the road when reversing. The voice control technology in Ford Fiesta is offered globally, which helps in adjusting the air cooling and volume via voice recognition.

Ford Fiesta PhotoFord Endeavour Photo

Hyundai is following the footstep of Ford and has introduced the new and enhanced version of Hyundai i20 for the Indian car market and blessed it with numerous high-class features. Some of the major highlights here comprise of auto headlamp control application, Rain sensing wipers, panic braking, smart key entry, start/stop button commenced by Nissan Micra and so on. These features are also available in Hyundai Sonata sedan and Hyundai Verna.

Hyundai i20 Pictures

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However, Hyundai Sonata has provided more passenger comfort features, like incorporated air circulation option, electronic seat warmers and customization of driving position. If figures are taken into account, about 25 to 30% of the material costs while manufacturing the car are dedicated to the high tech gadgets and electronics.

Hyundai Sonata PhotoHyundai Verna Photo

Therefore, one can say, providing high class technological features in the cars help these car makers to woo consumers towards them and this thereby helps them to fetch a huge chunk of profit.

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