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Volkswagen's e-Golf Touch takes care of passenger and driver needs alike

Volkswagen has introduced the world's first compact car with gesture control functionality. A 9.2-inch configurable screen brings advanced infotainment technology to the mass market.
Cars

VW’s microbus gets the hippy reincarnation it deserves with the electric Budd-e

The Volkswagen Budd-e concept debuted at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show as a reincarnation of the classic VW Microbus. It's got that vehicle's classic shape, but with modern updates, tech, and an electric powertrain.
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Kia's 'Drive Wise' brand promises self-driving tech by 2020, fully autonomous cars by 2030

Kia Motors has announced a new sub-brand focused on autonomous driving technology. Drive Wise is the promise of partially autonomous Kia vehicles by 2020 and fully autonomous cars by 2030.
Movies & TV

Buckle up: Dwayne Johnson is working on a Fast and Furious-like cop show for Fox

The Rock is ready to ride again. Dwayne Johnson has announced that his Seven Bucks Productions team is developing Boost Unit, a car-centric cop show, for Fox. Fans can expect the same "intense and entertaining" action as the Fast and…
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Harman LIVS: Brand debuts comprehensive connected car platform at CES 2016

Harman’s Life-Enhancing Intelligent Vehicle Solution, LIVS for short, is a new connected car platform that combines infotainment, navigation, driver assistance systems, and more into an adaptive package. LIVS is featured on the Rinspeed…
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Toyota invests $1 billion in car safety systems powered by A.I. and machine learning

Toyota’s Research Institute (TRI) has announced new artificial intelligence and robotics projects, including collaborations with MIT and Stanford University. TRI will start off with a $1 billion fund to use over the next five years.
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A watchful eye: Harman debuts pupil-based driver monitoring system at CES 2016

At CES 2016, car electronics firm Harman introduced the industry’s first pupil-based monitoring system. The technology constantly tracks pupil dilation as an indication of the driver’s mental workload and fatigue.
Cars

Ford’s fleet of autonomous test cars gets bigger, smarter

Ford plans to build out its fleet of Fusion Hybrid autonomous test cars to 30 vehicles, which it claims will be the most of any carmaker. It's also upgrading the cars' design with a more compact lidar unit.
Cars

A new aluminum platform will help the Rolls-Royces of tomorrow shed weight

Rolls-Royce has started testing a brand new aluminum platform developed in-house from scratch. Called Architecture of Pure Luxury, the platform will underpin Rolls-Royce's first-ever SUV.
Cars

Ford launches developer program for vehicle-to-drone tech

Ford announced a new app developer program at CES 2016. The goal is to develop communications technology to connect cars and drones, for use by the United Nations in disaster areas.
Cars

Ford demonstrates smart home integration at CES 2016

Ford demonstrated integration of Amazon Echo and Wink smart-home tech with its Sync infotainment systems at CES 2016. This allow consumers to control houses from cars, and vice versa.