Imagine your vehicle welcoming you with open arms every time you approached, like the feeling you get seeing the open arms of an old friend. This is exactly what Lincoln is going for with its innovative Approach Detection technology. We first saw glimpses of this tech on the 2015 Lincoln MKC, but the American automaker has perfected the features with the incoming 2017 Lincoln Continental. It works by sensing when your key fob is near. At that point, the Continental initiates its welcoming process by illuminating the ground beneath both front doors, effectively creating virtual “welcome mats.” The door handles are also softly illuminated, in a color that complements the…