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Faraday fumes: Nio's concept looks familiar

When Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio, formerly known as NextEV, revealed its self-driving concept this month, another Chinese-backed firm took umbrage.


What was cool at CES

The trade show formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show is arguably one of the most important auto shows of the year, with suppliers and automakers convening in this city of glitz to show off their most forward-thinking ideas.

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VW joins Ford, BMW to offer Amazon's 'Alexa' voice service

Volkswagen will offer the first embedded application of Amazon's Alexa voice service in a vehicle, as the growing focus on network-connected appliances and other home devices inspires collaborations between automakers and technical service providers.


Autonomous drive gets closer -- meaning what?

Carmakers got more specific about timing for self-driving vehicles as they discussed their plans this month at CES in Las Vegas and the Detroit auto show. Most forecasts of showroom-ready, fully autonomous vehicles now fall within a five-year range, but there are varying definitions to sort through.


What was cool at CES

The trade show formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show is arguably one of the most important auto shows of the year, with suppliers and automakers convening in this city of glitz to show off their most forward-thinking ideas.


Faraday will take your money now

Faraday Future ended a spotty car reveal last week asking for $5,000 deposits on a vehicle with no announced price or release date.


Smart windshields seen as the new ad billboard inside a car

The next frontier in digital advertising may be the windshield. Automakers, technology companies and glass manufacturers are teaming up to turn the display that graces the front of an iPhone into the windshield of a car -- one that can show ads, directions and vehicle information to the person behind the wheel.


Microsoft drives car software push with Renault-Nissan deal

Microsoft is rebooting its push to sell car software in a bid to keep up with Google and Apple. The Renault-Nissan alliance will be the first customer for Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform, which provides carmakers with a set of services built on Microsoft's Azure cloud.

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