All CES articles – Page 2

  • rinspeed.automotiveIT
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    Rinspeed to show urban EV at Las Vegas CES

    2016-10-06T09:39:03Z

    Gardening on wheels is part of the Oasis concept (Photo: Rinspeed) Rinspeed will show an urban electric vehicle that aims to be "something new in the automotive wasteland of uniformity." The Swiss design studio, headed by founder Frank Rinderknecht, unveiled a two-seat electric concept car Thursday that will be ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    Sandy Lobenstein, Toyota USA VP connected vehicle technology and product planning

    2016-02-17T11:15:18Z

    Lobenstein: Connectivity can one day lead to zero car accidents (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS ”“ Toyota believes connected cars will eventually lead to a sharp reduction in accidents, but before autonomous and fully connectedvehicles make this vision a reality, a lot of investment will still be needed. The ...

  • gm.automotiveIT
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    GM's infotainment chief: It's all about the infrastructure

    2016-01-25T15:06:29Z

    GM's Abram: “If we get the infrastructure right, we can react to everything." (Photo: A. Bongard) General Motors, like most of its competitors, is embracing new technologies as customers increasingly look for new and different personal-mobility products. “The convergence of connectivity, vehicle electrification and evolving customer needs demands new ...

  • Chevrolet Unveils 2017 Bolt EV at CES
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    At CES, GM CEO Mary Barra shows Chevrolet Bolt EV

    2016-01-07T05:11:45Z

    Barra says the Bolt will go into production in late 2016 (Photo: GM) LAS VEGAS -- General Motors CEO Mary Barra unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle here, touting the car as the perfect combination of connectivity and electrification. In a keynote address at the CES consumer electronics show ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    CES: Audi focuses on car interiors

    2016-01-07T04:52:46Z

    Audi's virtual cockpit becomes a virtual dashboard (Photo: Audi) LAS VEGAS -- Audi is focusing its attention on the interior of its cars and will develop its virtual cockpit into a virtual dashboard with a broader array of available options for drivers and passengers. "The interior of the future ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    CES: VW shows e-microbus, gesture control

    2016-01-06T15:23:53Z

    VW hopes to bring its iconic microbus into the 21st century (Photo: VW) LAS VEGAS -- Volkswagen unveiled an electric van concept, the Budd-e, at the CES consumer electronics show and announced that a new e-Golf Touch will feature gesture control and other novel display and control functions. "The ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    CES: Toyota research boss sees lots of hard work on autonomous cars

    2016-01-06T07:03:08Z

    Gill Pratt says he will address the difficult aspects of autonomous driving  (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - The new CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) said there is a lot of hard work to be done before driverless cars can be commercialized. "Although the industry has made ...

  • kia.automotiveIT
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    CES: Kia ready for partially automated driving

    2016-01-06T02:37:15Z

    The autonomous Kia Soul can be controlled with a smartwatch (Photo: Kia) LAS VEGAS -- Kia said it is ready to start introducing partially automated vehicles, but fully autonomous cars will have to wait until 2030. The Korean carmaker also said at the CES consumer electronics show that it ...

  • valeo.automotiveIT
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    CES: Valeo shows connected innovations

    2016-01-06T00:09:36Z

    Valeo's glasses reduce glare from oncoming headlights (Photo: Valeo) LAS VEGAS -- Valeo, which is using this year's CES to boost its credentials as an automotive technology innovator, announced four new driver-assistance systems at the world's biggest consumer electronics show. The French automotive supplier presented a pair of smart ...

  • lyft.automotiveIT
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    CES: GM, Lyft to offer autonomous cars for ridesharing

    2016-01-05T19:12:30Z

    Lyft will offer more options following its tie-up with GM (Photo: Lyft) LAS VEGAS -- General Motors and Lyft announced on the eve of the CES consumer electronics show that they plan to create an integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles in the US. GM will invest 500 million ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    CES: Ford expands fleet of autonomous test vehicles

    2016-01-05T18:55:25Z

    More autonomous Ford Fusions will be tested this year (Photo: Ford) LAS VEGAS -- Ford Motor will put more fully autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid test vehicles on the road this year as it accelerates its driverless-driving programs. The carmaker's CEO, Mark Fields, said at the CES consumer electronics show ...

  • FF.automotiveIT
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    CES: Faraday Future unveils electric race car concept

    2016-01-05T13:57:59Z

    FF's race car concept is built on a new modular platform (Photo: FF) LAS VEGAS -- Automotive newcomer Faraday Future (FF) unveiled an electric sports car concept and said it would be the basis for a production car scheduled for launch in 2018. The FFZERO1 is an electric 1,000 ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    CES: Toyota steps up connected-car technology

    2016-01-05T02:14:56Z

    Toyota wants to improve maps with data from camera-equipped production cars (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - Toyota announced it is stepping up its effort to provide enhanced connectivity in its next-generation vehicles. As part of the plan, the world's biggest automaker is establishing a Toyota Big Data Center that ...

  • ces 2015.automotiveIT
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    CES 2016: What to expect in automotive technology

    2015-12-23T17:04:15Z

    New technologies are the biggest draw of the Las Vegas CES (Photo: CEA) For anyone involved in consumer electronics, 2016 has to start with the massive CES gathering in Las Vegas. In recent years, as the auto industry has expanded its borders into new technologies, many of the major ...

  • ces.automotiveIT
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    CES - Las Vegas

    2015-12-09T06:33:33Z

    The annual CES takes place in Las Vegas Jan 6 - 9 (Photo: CEA) The upcoming CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will feature keynote addresses by General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Volkswagen brand CEO Herbert Diess. The high-profile presentations underscore the growing importance of the global ...

  • CES.automotiveIT
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    CES Asia - Shanghai

    2015-04-29T14:08:12Z

    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler will hold a keynote address at CES Asia (Photo: CES) The international CES is staging an Asian version of its flagship Las Vegas consumer electronics trade show in Asia this year. CES Asia will take place in Shanghai May 25 through 27. One of the ...

  • Ford.automotiveIT
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    CES: Ford wants to bring autonomous cars to mass market

    2015-01-09T12:25:29Z

    Ford's Fields says connectivity is the key to finding workable transportation solutions (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor wants to bring autonomous cars to the mass market but isn't in a hurry to be the first to sell a driverless vehicle. "Our priority is not in making marketing claims or ...

  • daimler.ces.automotiveIT
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    CES: Daimler shows self-driving luxury concept

    2015-01-06T12:38:41Z

    Daimler's CES concept car features a variable seating system (Photo: Daimler) Daimler unveiled a fully connected self-driving research vehicle at this year's CES, showing how the German premium car group sees the future of personal mobility in an increasingly urbanized environment. "The single most important luxury goods of the ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi tests "piloted driving" over 550 miles

    2015-01-05T10:31:18Z

    Audi's long-distance piloted-driving test started Sunday in Silicon Valley (Photo: Audi) Audi is taking journalists on a 550 mile test of its "piloted driving" technology, demonstrating how much progress the industry is making in its efforts to let systems take over at least some of the driver's activities. The ...

  • ces.automotiveIT
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    CES - Las Vegas

    2014-11-13T13:46:49Z

    (Photo: CES) The International CES, North America's largest consumer electronics show, will have a strong automotive component when it opens January 6. The annual exhibition, which is the first major trade event of the year, will feature two keynote addresses by automaker CEOs, while 10 car companies will have ...