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Cadillac flying car and autonomous pod concepts hint at electric roadmap

Cadillac flying car and autonomous pod concepts hint at electric roadmap

Cadillac may have its Celestiq hyper-luxury EV in mind for the near future, but two new concepts - an autonomous lounge pod and a flying car - at CES 2021 today show it's looking further ahead in electrification, too. The Cadillac Personal Autonomous Vehicle and Cadillac Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) Personal Drone aren't exactly close to a commercial launch, but they're part of the automaker's vision of how even those who don't want to drive an electric car themselves may still find some EV in their future.

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Chevrolet Bolt EUV teases Super Cruise ahead of big February reveal

Chevrolet Bolt EUV teases Super Cruise ahead of big February reveal

Chevrolet will reveal its latest electric vehicle, the new Bolt EUV, in February, teasing the driver-assistance technology to be found in the EV at CES 2021 today. A crossover version of the electric hatchback that has been a mainstay of Chevy's range for the last few years, the Bolt EUV will be the first of the automaker's cars to offer Super Cruise.

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Cadillac Celestiq teases electric ultra-luxury and a huge gamble

Cadillac Celestiq teases electric ultra-luxury and a huge gamble

Cadillac has teased its second all-electric vehicle, with the Cadillac Celestiq aiming to push the automaker back into the echelons of ultra-luxury. Where the Lyriq promises an all-electric take on the crossovers that have been such a success for Cadillac in recent years, Celestiq will be more akin to a high-end sedan, albeit with an Ultium-powered twist.

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GM BrightDrop EV600 electric van revealed as new business wins FedEx order

GM BrightDrop EV600 electric van revealed as new business wins FedEx order

GM has launched a new electric business, BrightDrop, aiming to corner the market in EV vans and delivery vehicles along with the motorized pallets and software ecosystem to track them. Fresh out of General Motors' Global Innovation division, BrightDrop - which already counts FedEx among its first customers - will use the automaker's Ultium platform for all-electric vehicles.

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2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross debuts with myQ Connected Garage

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross debuts with myQ Connected Garage

If you’re looking for more reasons in choosing the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross besides its affordable $24,000 base price and generous warranty, Mitsubishi Motors North America has you covered. The Japanese carmaker and industrial giant has teamed up with The Chamberlain Group to make the latest myQ Connected Garage feature standard in the My Mitsubishi Connect platform.

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Mercedes-Benz MBUX Hyperscreen wows the virtual crowd at 2021 CES

Mercedes-Benz MBUX Hyperscreen wows the virtual crowd at 2021 CES

Before debuting at the first virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Editor-in-chief Vince Nguyen gave us a healthy glimpse of Mercedes-Benz’s newest MBUX Hyperscreen, an all-digital, all-screen infotainment system powered by artificial intelligence.

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Sony VISION-S electric car tested on public roads in Europe

Sony VISION-S electric car tested on public roads in Europe

It has been a year since Sony first revealed it also had its eyes on the road, surprising everyone at CES 2020 with its own concept electric vehicle. Of course, 2020 was quite a disaster so it isn't out of the ordinary that we didn't hear much about this Sony EV afterward, save for a brief sighting in August. At this year's purely virtual CES 2021, Sony reveals that it hasn't been sitting on the VISION-S, figuratively speaking of course, and has, in fact, even taken it for a test run on public roads last month.

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Intel reveals the 2 chips key to scaling Mobileye’s autonomous car vision

Intel reveals the 2 chips key to scaling Mobileye’s autonomous car vision

Intel and Mobileye have developed a pair of new sensors for autonomous vehicles, aiming to bring radar and LIDAR down in price and help power driverless cars that can train each other to deal with new locations. Announced at CES 2021, the new sensors look to tackle one of the biggest hurdles for making autonomous vehicles more prevalent, by bringing down the cost of the comprehensive sensor suites that they use to see the world around them.

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BMW next-gen iDrive preview sees iX e-SUV buck a controversial car tech trend

BMW next-gen iDrive preview sees iX e-SUV buck a controversial car tech trend

Get ready for some more huge dashboard displays, with BMW teasing its upcoming iDrive system at CES 2021 today. Set to be fully unveiled later in the year - and arrive first in the BMW iX all-electric SUV in early 2022 - the new infotainment system won't just see the screens get bigger but, the automaker promises, more flexible and automated too. However, unlike some rivals, BMW isn't turning to the touchscreen for everything.

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2021 Toyota GR Yaris TV commercial banned in Australia

2021 Toyota GR Yaris TV commercial banned in Australia

In the latest report by Australia’s Car Expert, the Federal Chamber for Automotive Industries (FCAI) has banned a TV commercial of Toyota’s newest 2021 GR Yaris hot hatch. As it turns out, the ad violates the FCIA’s Motor Vehicle Advertising Code for exhibiting unsafe driving practices and breaking the speed limit.

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Samsung offers details on its automotive mmWave 5G telematics control unit

Samsung offers details on its automotive mmWave 5G telematics control unit

Automotive manufacturers are moving towards integrating all sorts of telematics features into vehicles of the future. These features bring baked in high-speed Internet connectivity for streaming data to and from a vehicle. Samsung Electronics introduced the first 5G-ready telematics control unit (TCU) in 2019. Samsung is now talking about its 5G mmWave TCU that will enable new functionality.

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Samsung Digital Cockpit 2021: The future is near

Samsung Digital Cockpit 2021: The future is near

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is continuously evolving its Digital Cockpit concept since debuting at CES 2018. In a recent press release, Samsung has unveiled its newest Digital Cockpit 2021 with its bevy of crystal-clear displays and proprietary hi-tech safety features.

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