LAS VEGAS — Toyota Motor unveiled a versatile electric concept vehicle for multimodal transportation and announced it was teaming up with Amazon, Didi, Uber and other partners to form a new mobility alliance. On the eve of the annual CES high-tech fair here, Toyota said its e-Palette concept vehicle marks an important step in the Read More..
Amid all the enthusiasm for driverless cars, a senior Toyota executive, speaking at the CES consumer electronics show, focused on some of the big challenges that will need to be overcome before autonomous driving can be adopted on public roads. Gill Pratt, who heads the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), said current attempts to introduce so-called Read More..
LAS VEGAS — Toyota Motor unveiled a concept car here featuring artificial intelligence technology that is designed to learn and grow with the driver. The Japanese carmaker said at the CES consumer electronics show that its Concept-i demonstrates how highly automated vehicles will require a totallyÂ Â new kind of user interface. The Concept-i, it says, Â puts Read More..
LAS VEGAS — ZF Friedrichshafen and Nvidia are jointly developing artificial intelligence (AI) systems for cars, trucks and other industrial applications. The German automotive supplier unveiled itsÂ ZF ProAI platform at a press conference here on the eve of the CES consumer electronics show. It said theÂ ZF ProAI for highway automated driving is theÂ first system developed Read More..
Ford Motor will show a further development ofÂ itsÂ Fusion Hybrid autonomous Â vehicle at CES this year, introducing a research car it hopes will be its first autonomously driven production vehicle by 2021. The US carmaker said the latest version of the Fusion Hybrid has more processing power, electrical controls that are closer to production-ready and improved Read More..
LAS VEGAS — Daimler will showÂ its Concept EQ crossover and the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van at this year’s CES in an attempt to provide concrete examples of what it expects the future of personal mobility to look like. The German premium car maker has embraced a roadmap whose four pillars are connectivity, autonomous driving, shared services Read More..
At the 2017 CES, BMW will show a kind of interactive touchscreen that offers a vision of what tomorrow’s HMI may look like. The German premium car maker said the “HoloActive Touch” system consists ofÂ a free-floating display that is operated with finger gestures and provides tactile feedback. It is part of BMW’s i Inside Future Read More..
(Bloomberg) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will reveal a fully electric vehicle based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan at CES in Las Vegas next month as the carmaker moves to get in step with the industryâ€™s shift toward electric vehicles. The Italian-American carmaker will show the model at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Read More..
The annual CES exhibition, the first major consumer electronics exhibition of the year, officially starts in Las Vegas on January 5. But press events already beginÂ on January 3, when electric-vehicle startup Faraday Future and several other companies plan toÂ announce new-product unveilings. CES, the world’s biggest technology, has in recent years featured a growing automotive presence, Read More..
Apple may have scaled back its automotive ambitions, but the company still appearsÂ keen to take part in the transformation of the car industry. In a letter to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Apple is calling for equal treatment of tech companies when they want to test automated driving technologies on public roads. Read More..