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General Motors' Cruise AV self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals

GM's latest self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals

General Motors on Friday revealed a self-driving car devoid of a steering wheel and pedals. Called the Cruise AV (Autonomous Vehicle), the car is based on the Chevrolet Bolt EV and will hit the road as early as 2019, assuming GM receives regulatory approval. The automaker is seeking approval from... read more

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Waze now supports infotainment screen operation in Fords

iPhone users can soon use Waze on their Ford infotainment screens

Waze and Ford have good news. The social navigation app announced on Wednesday at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show that beginning in March iPhone users piloting a Ford... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Intelligent Personal Cockpit concept from 2018 CES

Hyundai details its Intelligent Personal Cockpit concept at CES

Hyundai detailed its vision of future in-car technology this week at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, and it includes the brand's upcoming in-car personal assistant slated... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz MBUX user interface

Mercedes-Benz presents next-gen MBUX user interface at CES

Mercedes-Benz will roll out a next-generation user interface system starting this year, offering both drivers and passengers its cars new levels of interaction be it via... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Harmon digital cockpit revealed at CES 2018

Harman shows digital dashboard with 5G connectivity at CES

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show is full of futuristic vehicle technology and connected-car solutions, but Harman is differentiating itself by bringing 5G connectivity to... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
Is Premium Gas worth the higher cost?

If your car recommends premium gas, should you use it?

You know those car ads you see filling every commercial break of your favorite television show? Look closely and you'll see a fair number of them touting either a given... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
Fisker flexible solid-state battery material

Fisker solid-state battery promises 500-mile range, 1-minute charging

Solid-state batteries represent the holy grail for automakers as they promise a driving range for electric cars comparable to internal combustion models, along with charging... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
Toyota e-Palette self-driving electric mobility concept

Toyota reveals e-Palette concept, previews its future mobility services

Toyota previewed one of its visions of future mobility at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show on Monday. Meet the e-Palette concept, a cube-shaped self-driving and electric... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Nvidia partners with VW, Uber and Baidu on artificial intelligence for self-driving cars

Nvidia kicked off the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday by announcing a trio of new partnerships: one with ride-hailing company Uber, China's Baidu, and Volkswagen... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Third-generation Toyota self-driving car prototype

Toyota’s latest self-driving cars see up to 660 feet in all directions

Toyota isn’t as vocal as some rivals in the self-driving space but the Japanese firm is making steady progress and at next week’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
Ford GT

How the Ford GT's trick suspension has two unique spring rates

The second-generation Ford GT packs incredible engineering no matter where one's eyes may scan. Be it aerodynamics, engine technology, or the suspension, there's always more... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Hyundai self-driving car prototype

Hyundai aims for Level 4 self-driving car by 2021, with help from Aurora Innovation

Hyundai on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with self-driving car technology company Aurora Innovation. Hyundai plans to tap Aurora’s talents to bring to... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW self-driving car edges closer to reality with Aurora deal

The Volkswagen Group will use next week’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to formally announce a strategic partnership with a self-driving company by the... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Flat lithium-ion battery back for next-generation Mercedes-Benz electric cars

Self-driving electric cars will need stronger batteries to cope with extended use

In a future with autonomous cars, batteries must be more resilient to operate constantly and serve multiple masters. That's Akira Yoshino's belief. He's the man who invented... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
Aptiv self-driving car prototype

Lyft users will able to sample a self-driving taxi service at CES thanks to Aptiv

Once the stuff of science fiction, the idea of a self-driving taxi service is fast becoming a reality. Boston, Massachusetts-based self-driving car startup nuTonomy made... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology

Nissan developing technology to read your thoughts

Imagine a world where you can send instructions to your car with your thoughts alone. It might sound like science fiction but Nissan is actually attempting to develop such a... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
 

 
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