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The vicissitudes of the automobile industry in 2024

Havana (Prensa Latina) So far in 2024, the automotive industry is experiencing significant transformations with the use of modern technologies and trends that are reshaping the market.

In any case, manufacturers pay attention to the life cycle of their proposals, while sustainability is their central focus by adopting more environmentally friendly practices.

3D printing technology and artificial intelligence are points to take into account to guarantee energy efficiency, as well as the most resistant and aerodynamic materials.

Artificial intelligence and 3D printing are used to optimize the use of materials and reduce the environmental impact in manufacturing.

Another element consists of connectivity, when, as with mobile phones and smart watches, drivers receive a greater amount of information while driving.

The Internet of Things allows vehicles to communicate with each other and with users. This favors the creation of fleets of interconnected vehicles and safer driving.

Furthermore, there is Immersive Navigation, an element that deals with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) that are gaining ground in the interior of cars.

Analogue instrument clusters are gradually being replaced by information projected in front of the driver. The so-called Head Up Displays (HUD) provide data on speed, distance from other vehicles and the presence of pedestrians on the road, in addition to improving on-board entertainment systems.

The other issue of current relevance is driving monitoring, since advanced car models incorporate alert systems to offer recommendations to avoid unforeseen events, suggesting taking a break or adjusting the speed. This technology contributes to a safer and more efficient driving experience.


The automobile, also known as a car, is one of humanity’s most successful inventions. Its history encompasses a series of events, innovations and scientific-technological advances that continue to this day.

The Industrial Revolution was fundamental for the development of the automobile. Advances such as the steam engine and electricity laid the foundations for its creation. Nikola Tesla’s work was also crucial to the emergence of the automobile.

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen, created by Karl Benz in 1885, is considered the first automobile in history. It ran on a gasoline-based internal combustion engine.

The word Automobile comes from the Greek Autós (for itself) and the Latin Mobilis (moving).

This process has several important stages of evolution to review, such as the case of the Steam Engine: Prior to the invention of the automobile, at the end of the 18th century, the first prototypes of steam vehicles were developed.

Fuel Engine: At the beginning of the 19th century, automobiles with internal combustion engines that ran on gasoline were created. Starting in 1900, they became popular in the automotive industry.

Since its invention, the automobile has transformed the way we live, work and get around. It proved a catalyzing force in modern economy, culture and technology.

In short, the automobile came a long way from its beginnings to becoming an essential part of everyday life.