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Microsoft's remote voice control technology lets Volvo owners talk to their car

Volvo has added a remote voice control function to its Volvo on Call application. Customers who own a Microsoft Band 2 can remotely lock and unlock the doors, turn on the heater, and send navigation directions to the infotainment system.
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Nvidia’s Drive PX 2 is the brains behind Volvo’s autonomous test cars

Nvidia unveiled its latest computer for self-driving cars at CES. The Drive PX 2 can quickly "learn" how to deal with unexpected situations on the road, and process information faster, Nvidia claims.
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Pagani teases its hardcore Huayra BC supercar, a $2.7 million symbol of opulence

Pagani has released a teaser image of its upcoming "super" Huayra, the BC special edition. With only 20 units planned, each costing $2.7 million, the Huayra BC promises to be one of the rarest supercars around.
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Vinli Home Connect lets your house and car talk to each other

The makers of the Vinli connected car platform have announced a new product called Vinli Home Connect. The technology integrates the capabilities of smart homes and smart cars into one interface.
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Drive better with the new Garmin Drive product line

If getting directions from your GPS just isn't enough anymore, you may want to consider looking into the new Garmin Drive product line, which seeks to increase drivers' situational awareness.
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Faraday Future’s FFZERO1 isn’t a car, it’s a template for the future of transport

The design exercise isn't destined for production, but is an example of what its planned modular platform is capable of.
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US Department of Justice sues VW, Audi, and Porsche for alleged Clean Air Act violations

On January 4, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act. The complaint accuses the brands of fitting nearly 600,000 diesel engines with an illegal…
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To save Subaru owners money, Liberty Mutual’s RightTrack app offers real-time driving tips

Liberty Mutual and Subaru have introduced the RightTrack insurance app at CES 2016. Powered by the Clarion Smart Access platform, RightTrack gives drivers real-time feedback on their driving style, which can lower insurance premiums and…
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Volvo and Ericsson don’t want autonomous-car passengers to ever go without Netflix

Volvo and Ericsson plan to develop an "intelligent" media-streaming system for future self-driving cars that will tailor video streaming to a specific route, in order to help passengers make the most of their free time.
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FCA jumps on the CarPlay/Android Auto bandwagon with its 4th-gen Uconnect system

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Uconnect infotainment system will get several updates, including available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the carmaker announced at CES. The new system will arrive later this year.
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Bosch’s next-gen touchscreen uses haptic feedback to generate the feel of real buttons

Bosch will show the future of in-car tech at the annual CES show. The company has developed a new touchscreen that generates the feel of real buttons, and it is working on a state-of-the-art wrong-way detection technology that can save…
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GM just joined forces with Lyft in a major way

To celebrate the new year, General Motors has just invested $500 million in Lyft, and between the two of them, they're going to create an "integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles in the U.S."