August 03, 2011, 8:00 AM —
The buzzword in the auto industry today is "smart." Automakers are busily developing technology destined to change the way we drive and park, making driving easier and safer. Slowly, the advances are becoming more affordable, too, and no longer the exclusive province of the ultra-rich.
Here's a look at auto technologies that will be available to car owners in the not-too-distant future.