Old car, new tricks: Adding safety tech to an older car
Old car, new tricks: Adding safety tech to an older car Dee-Ann Durbin, Published: August 24, 2017 10:44 AM Filed Under: Tumblr DETROIT — Old cars can learn new tricks. For a few hundred dollars, drivers can add new safety technology — like forward collision warning systems or backup cameras — to older cars. Cars are lasting longer than ever thanks to improving quality. The average U.S. vehicle is now 11.6 years old, according to the consulting firm IHS Markit.