Autos Morph Into IPhones as Buyers Want Wi-Fi With Wheels

Forget horsepower. The connected car is becoming the hottest model on dealer lots. In-vehicle technology is the top selling point for 39 percent of car buyers today — more than twice the 14 percent who say their first consideration is traditional performance measures such as power and speed — according to a study that consulting firm Accenture released in December. That’s why cars that talk, show drivers the way and steer them from harm will cover the floor of next week’s Detroit auto show.