ALMOST half of drivers say they never use the new high-tech options fitted to their cars.
A survey by JS Power in the USA found that 43% of drivers do not use the concierge services offered in their car and 20% of drivers say they use less than half of the functions, apps and technology in their car.
This 20% said it is not because they don’t know how to use the systems or just don’t use them but they genuinely do not want these options in their car. They cited 14 features they do not want, including in-car wifi, automatic parking and head-up displays.
Surprisingly, it’s younger drivers born between 1977 and 1994 who are the least interested in high-tech features. Among this group, the number of unwanted features rises to 23, though safety systems such as collision avoidance and active cruise c...