Current Issue

PREMIUM CONTENT FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY

Consumer Tires Retail Suppliers

Drivers Have Big Expectations for EV/Autonomous Cars, Says Hankook

Order Reprints

Seventy-two percent of drivers who responded to a recent Hankook Tire America Corp. survey believe autonomous or electric vehicle technology will be the "most widely used" automotive innovation 10 years from now.

"Drivers also expect those same technologies to see the most development in the next 10 years," Hankook officials said yesterday, when results of the company's "Gauge Index Survey" were published.

Hankook also found that 49% of respondents anticipate that autonomous and electric vehicle innovation "will improve the most this coming decade. In third place, came driver assistance technology, such as lane-keeping assist and automatic parallel parking, further underscoring the growing expectation that technology will continue to impact the experience behind the wheel."

Hankook surveys drivers on a quarterly basis. The latest installment, conducted Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019, polled 1,302 randomly selected motorists, according to Hankook officials.

Related Articles

Michelin Teams Have Big Hopes For Petit Le Mans Race

Expiration of tariffs will not have big impact, Armes says

Hankook’s 2018 Program for Young Tire Designers Focuses on Autonomous Driving

You must login or register in order to post a comment.