10 Cutting-Edge New Car Gadgets for 2016

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There is nothing more appealing than being able to use a new cool gadget in your car. There are so many out there now though that it is difficult to know which ones you will find the most appealing. 
Here are 10 of the latest car gadgets and what makes them so cool to use. 

10) LED Lasers

LED lasers are becoming a popular replacement for regular headlights. While they are currently illegal in some countries, they are brighter and safe to view. Expect them to become more widely available soon. 
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9) Portable Kits For Jump Starting

There are now ranges of small kits you can get to put in the back of your car so then you can jump-start whenever you need to. It's a great little addition for when you want to feel a little calmer on the roads, knowing that you have the tools available to get your car back up and running. 
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8) Built-in Scent Systems


Do you really enjoy that new car smell? Well more and more car manufacturers are looking into having scent systems installed so they can pump out scents that compliments the cars interior and create a wonderful fragrance. 
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7) Assistance With Changing Lanes

If you have difficulty knowing when you can safely change lanes, then the lane changing assistance gadget is good for you. It tells you when traffic from behind is close, so then you know when it is safe to change lanes. 
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6) Self-Parking Cars

It's now possible for cars to fit into parking spots by themselves. Using a range of cameras and other sensory equipment, cars can pull into parking spaces while you just operate the pedals. 
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5) Heads-Up Display

The heads-up display allows you to look at data on your windscreen and you can return calls or send text messages through voice commands. A great way of avoiding fumbling for your phone so you can keep your eyes on the road. 
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4) Airbags For External Use

 New technology is being developed so then airbags go off on the exterior of the car during a crash. This is designed to reduce the damage done to a car and prevent injuries for the driver and passengers. 
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3) The Hot Seat

It's truly disturbing the number of children that die when they are left in hot cars. This is where the Hot Seat comes in. It is a sensor that triggers an alarm whenever the driver is 40 feet away from the car and the child is still inside. 
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2) Traffic Light Detection

 Technology is being developed to allow people to see when a light is about to change red in plenty of time so they can slow down. This is designed to prevent late breaking, which can cause high fuel consumption and even accidents. 

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1) Sleepy Driving Detection

People are told countless times not to drive while tired but people still do it. New sensors are being developed however that can tell when a driver is not paying enough attention and if their heart rate has slowed. If the sensors deem the driver to be sleepy, the alarm will go off. 
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