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Next-gen Samsung EV battery gets 300+ miles of range from a 20-minute charge

samsung_sdi_presents Samsung’s SDI battery subsidiary announced a new battery cell designed for use in electric vehicles that offers improved density to manage a max range of up to 372 miles on a full charge, with a quick charge capacity that will help it regain 310 miles or so of charge on just 20 minutes of charging. Unveiled at the North American International Auto Show for the first time, the new… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 9th

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Next-gen Samsung EV battery gets 300+ miles of range from a 20-minute charge

samsung_sdi_presents Samsung’s SDI battery subsidiary announced a new battery cell designed for use in electric vehicles that offers improved density to manage a max range of up to 372 miles on a full charge, with a quick charge capacity that will help it regain 310 miles or so of charge on just 20 minutes of charging. Unveiled at the North American International Auto Show for the first time, the new… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 9th

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How Amazon and Nvidia won CES this year

100872_4-audiq7 This year’s CES displayed a pretty broad mix in terms of production areas, with plenty of representation for categories ranging from wearables, to health, to VR and beyond – but the clear winners were two companies, and both succeeded primarily through partnerships than by direct demonstration of their own consumer products. How Nvidia won Of the two, Nvidia had a much more… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 8th

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Honda’s Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot

honda-drive-assist-compressor Honda’s new Riding Assist motorcycle model isn’t a shipping product yet, but it is an impressive technical demo. The concept at CES showed how it can help motorcycles maintain balance while traveling at low speed, something particularly tricky for even experienced drivers. Speeds between 2 and 3 mph actually prove among the most challenging in terms of making sure a motorcycle… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Honda’s Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot

honda-drive-assist-compressor Honda’s new Riding Assist motorcycle model isn’t a shipping product yet, but it is an impressive technical demo. The concept at CES showed how it can help motorcycles maintain balance while traveling at low speed, something particularly tricky for even experienced drivers. Speeds between 2 and 3 mph actually prove among the most challenging in terms of making sure a motorcycle… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Honda’s NeuV is a mini electric concept car with emotional intelligence

147a0114 Honda is another carmaker focused on supplementing the driving experience with an emotional, AI-based component. The NeuV, Honda’s latest concept which it unveiled at CES on Thursday, is a city-friendly lightweight electric car that has Honda’s Automated Network Assistant (HANA), built with SoftBank, on board to help personalize the driving experience. Through HANA, the car… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Honda’s NeuV is a mini electric concept car with emotional intelligence

147a0114 Honda is another carmaker focused on supplementing the driving experience with an emotional, AI-based component. The NeuV, Honda’s latest concept which it unveiled at CES on Thursday, is a city-friendly lightweight electric car that has Honda’s Automated Network Assistant (HANA), built with SoftBank, on board to help personalize the driving experience. Through HANA, the car… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Ford’s going to put Alexa in cars starting later this year

ford-sync-alexa A lot of car makers are building Alexa skills for their vehicles, but these tend to be about making it possible for car owners to do things like turn on their cars from inside their homes via their Echo devices. Ford and Amazon are building an Alexa integration that goes the other way, providing car-to-home voice control with Alexa embedded in Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system. The… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Look out for Ultrahaptics haptic feedback in new cars this year

bosch-showcar_ces2017_1008 Since Ultrahaptics was founded in 2013, the company has showed off a string of better and better technical demos. Which has been fun, but obviously where the rubber really hits the road (pun most emphatically intended) is when the products start showing up in the real world. 2017 may just prove to be the year that happens. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

January 3rd

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Fiat Chrysler’s Portal concept is a van with a plan for autonomous driving

cn017_001ch Fiat Chrysler is getting ready for a future in which your vehicle is an extension of your living space with their new Portal concept car, which is debuting at CES this year. The Portal is an electric-powered vehicle with its own wireless network, Level 3 semi-autonomy standard and the hardware necessary for an upgrade to true Level 4 self-driving capability, and fold-flat/removable seating… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 3rd

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