The automotive industry experienced hard times in 2009, but all signs are looking good for 2010. We've seen the highest tech cars yet at recent auto shows, cars that show incredible levels of engineering and new heights for cabin technology.
2011 Chevrolet Volt
If the Chevy Volt works as advertised, it will make a huge impact on the worldwide automotive market, delivering excellent fuel economy and no compromises on range.
Hot tech: Electric car with a small gasoline range extender
Nissan is taking an early step in the electrification of the automobile, developing the Leaf for mass production by the end of 2010. The car is designed as a practical, everyday driver with seating for five and a hatchback for cargo.
Hot tech: Pure electric drive train gives the Leaf a range of 100 miles.