Audi launches Traffic Light Information V2I service in the US starting in Las Vegas

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Audi is the first manufacturer to launch Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technology in the US, with the deployment of Traffic Light Information in select 2017 Audi A4, Q7 and allroad models in Las Vegas. We applaud the innovative approach of Las Vegas in working with us on V2I as well as on our various piloted driving demonstrations over the past years.

"Spirit of DC" Taking on Las Vegas EVA, Monday Eve, 24 November 2008

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SEE below for December 2008 contents from Las Vegas EVA Watts Happening -- space that was reserved for Stan & Marianne, Bill and Amanda, Bill, Lloyd, Daniel, John, Michelle, et Las Vegas EVA'rs al for webblogging plus posting pixs of the "Spirit of DC" shining & showing on the 2nd level of the Texas Station Casino parking garage.

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More Electric Cars in Las Vegas with Stan Hanel's Story on the RAR'ster. with EVJerr Back to Webblogging, Sunday, 13 September 2009

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In the background, are various EVs from the Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association, along with the "Spirit" hanging out in the shade and away from the sunny background. chillin' in the Las Vegas warmth of 110-degrees day, 27 July 2009. Mr. Moore made available his Papillion home’s historic dryer outlet as a recharging site when the roadtrip reached the vicinity of Omaha, Nebraska. Element Hotel General Manager, D Dave Smith, plugs in the RAR'ster.

2016 Toyota Prius: Leaked Technical Details Confirm e-AWD Option On Higher Models

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And that's after two reveals, in Las Vegas and at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. But some additional information is now available, albeit unofficially. The 2016 Toyota Prius was unveiled earlier this month, but Toyota was short on details regarding the new hybrid. DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius: Few Details At Global Launch Of 55-MPG Hybrid. all-wheel drive

Toyota details powertrain advances in Gen4 Prius; available E-Four system for all-wheel drive

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The new Prius will be available with either a new lithium-ion or a new nickel-metal hydride hybrid battery. Available Advanced Technologies.

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Connecting home door to car: Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect & the Door Bird app

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What was shown as only a concept in the Volkswagen BUDD-e electric concept car at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is now reality. Mirror Link) has been available as an option in almost all Volkswagen models since May 2015.

Fuji Electric releases newly designed DC Quick Charging Station

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The integration of ChargePoint in the DC Quick Charger offers users the convenience of locating and reserving available stations via ChargePoint mobile phone applications for iPhone and Android, while easily managing the cost of charging. Two months after introducing a publicly available charging station at California’s Residence Inn San Juan Capistrano, station data shows a total distribution of nearly 2 MWh of energy, averaging five users per day.

Ford and AccuWeather partner to bring MinuteCast hyper-local weather forecasting into vehicle

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The service is available for a growing list of countries worldwide including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland and Japan. The new technology will be demonstrated at the 2015 International CES, the largest consumer electronics show, 6-9 January in Las Vegas. AccuWeather, a leader in digital weather information, is introducing its MinuteCast to Ford SYNC AppLink customers.

Team from autonomous EV startup NIO wins car hacking contest at DEF CON 25

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At the conference held, last week in Las Vegas, researchers and hackers devised a series of challenges to understand the vulnerabilities of our connected world. In March 2017, NIO US announced its first production autonomous electric vehicles will be available in US in 2020.

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Hertz introduces the Tesla Model S to expanding US Dream Cars lineup

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The Tesla Model S to be available in California at San Francisco and Los Angeles airports is the 85kWh model, capable of 265 miles on one charge. Hertz Dream Cars expand the availability for consumers to enjoy an once-in-a-lifetime luxury travel experience. Hertz Dream Cars, offered in 35 markets including Los Angeles, Miami and Las Vegas, include: Aston Martin V8 Vantage.

Volvo Cars and Ericsson developing intelligent media streaming for self-driving cars

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At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas, Volvo is revealing that it is developing intelligent, high bandwidth, streaming capabilities with its technology partner, Ericsson, for autonomous Volvos. Autonomous drive will bring a paradigm shift to mobile net demands. Volvo and Ericsson believe that this shift will see an increased need for consistent and high-bandwidth coverage outside densely populated areas such as city centers and suburbs.

Team from autonomous EV startup NIO wins car hacking contest at DEF CON 25

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At the conference held, last week in Las Vegas, researchers and hackers devised a series of challenges to understand the vulnerabilities of our connected world. In March 2017, NIO US announced its first production autonomous electric vehicles will be available in US in 2020.

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TriLumina to demo 256-pixel 3D solid-state LiDAR and ADAS systems for autonomous driving at CES 2017

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At TriLumina, we are building complete Illumination modules with our patented, back-emitting, flip-chip VCSEL arrays and driver circuits to provide the highest efficiency and most powerful illumination solutions available.

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Continental develops global 5G-Hybrid-V2X solution, wins first series project

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To fulfill this task, V2X technology must be as fast and reliable as possible – and it must be available globally. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Continental will exhibit a live demonstrator of Hybrid V2X featuring DSRC V2X integrated within a classic 4G Telematics Unit. Continental is developing a flexible 5G hybrid platform that allows both mobile network communication, and rapid and reliable direct exchange of data.

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BMW to show HoloActive Touch HMI system at CES 2017

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At the upcoming CES 2017 show in Las Vegas, the BMW Group will unveil the BMW HoloActive Touch system. The BMW gesture control technology unveiled at the show in 2015 is now available in both the new BMW 7 Series and new BMW 5 Series models.

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Hyundai Blue Link to debut smartwatch app with voice recognition at 2015 CES

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Hyundai will debut and demonstrate a Blue Link smartwatch app at Pepcom’s Digital Experience and at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week in Las Vegas. Remote Engine Stop (Only available when vehicle is in remote engine start mode).

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Green Commuter unveils vanpool and car share service in LA with Tesla Model X

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Occhiuzzo chose the Tesla Model X for the Green Commuter program because it is the only all-electric vehicle currently available that meets vanpool criteria, including seating for seven passengers and a battery capacity sufficient for long-range driving. The vehicle was also ideal for car sharing because of its appeal to users who would use it for travel with friends and family around town or popular nearby weekend destinations, such as Las Vegas, Palm Springs and San Diego.

Kia Niro EV crossover now on sale in Korea; N American sales in Q1 2019

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Available active safety systems include Forward Collision Warning with Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Smart Cruise Control with Intelligent Stop & Go, and Lane Following Assist.

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LeddarTech to showcase first 3D solid-state LiDAR IC for autonomous driving at CES 2018

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LeddarTech will present the LeddarCore LCA2, the industry’s first 3D solid-state LiDAR (SSL) integrated circuit (IC) enabling mass production of automotive LiDARs, in the Leddar Ecosystem pavilion at CES 2018 in Las Vegas next month. Also on display will be discrete implementations of LiDAR systems showcasing the LeddarCore LCA3, which is currently under development with the first samples to be made available in 2018.

Audi working with Sierra Wireless for LTE-based connected vehicle system

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Still in the development and testing stage, the system has been showcased at several industry events this year, including the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January, and CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, in March.

Toyota unveils new 2016 Prius; first global vehicle based on TNGA

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Toyota fully unveiled its fourth-generation Prius in an outdoor event Tuesday night in Las Vegas. Toyota hoist and then lowered the new Prius to the backdrop of Las Vegas’ neon and Caesars Palace casino. “It’s

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Fisker and solid-state LiDAR partner Quanergy to showcase Fisker EMotion at CES in January

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will showcase the all-new EMotion luxury electric vehicle with Quanergy Systems at the upcoming 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Fisker Inc.

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Delphi MyFi systems connecting through Azure-based cloud

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Delphi Automotive is demonstrating the possibilities of its “MyFi Connecting with Safety” vision at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), 10-13 January in Las Vegas. Using voice recognition, text-to-speech, large touch-screens, reconfigurable displays and workload management technology, the connected systems tailor information available to drivers depending upon the driving environment.

Toyota launches e-Palette autonomous electric concept and mobility system

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At CES in Las Vegas, Toyota Motor introduced the autonomous electric e-Palette Concept Vehicle, which is designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications.

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ChargePoint and DBT USA partner on networked EV charging in North America

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The companies are showcasing their combined solution at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Pricing and Availability: DBT USA’s range of ChargePoint-enabled charging stations will be released in the first quarter of 2013. Via a new partnership to expand networked EV charging stations in North America, DBT USA’s new North American portfolio of Level II EV charging stations now have the option to connect to ChargePoint, the world’s largest global EV charging network.

BMW i ChargeForward Program to demo contribution of intelligent EV charging to grid efficiency

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At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, BMW announced the BMW i ChargeForward Program—a pilot study to be undertaken by the BMW Group Technology Office, together with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E). At the end of a vehicle’s life, these batteries still have at least 70% of their original storage capacity available, making them suitable for re-use.

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Continental enters strategic partnership with DigiLens for augmented reality head-up displays

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The technology will be displayed for the first time at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January 2017. Compared to currently available systems, the ultra thin holographic Head-up Display from Continental and DigiLens will be smaller by a factor of three. Continental has entered into a strategic partnership with DigiLens Inc., a leader in holographic projection technology for application in automotive and consumer electronics.

Cadillac Twin-Turbo V-6 equipped with sensors to monitor air pressure, humidity and temperature to maximize efficiency

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Cadillac’s new Twin-Turbo V-6 engine, available on the 2014 CTS Vsport midsize luxury sedan and XTS Vsport full-size luxury sedan in the US this fall, is equipped with a set of sensors that monitor air pressure, intake humidity and throttle intake temperature.

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INRIX partners with BMW to introduce intermodal navigation in the i3 and i8

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INRIX EV Services help drivers determine available range from their current location as well as identify and route to available charging locations. INRIX EV and Intermodal Navigation features include: Determining available range from the driver’s current location to the destination based on traffic congestion, current charge, topography, and other variables navigating him or her to an available EV charging station as needed along the way.

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Freightliner Inspiration truck receives autonomous vehicle licensing from Nevada DMV

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The front radar unit is the basis for the Active Cruise Control and Active Brake Assist available in the Detroit Assurance suite of safety systems on the series production Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

Ford holding auto app developer conference; hackathon with LA data

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Ford Motor Company will hold an automotive app developer conference on 8 September as part of the Connected Car Expo taking place at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Attendees will learn how to create in-vehicle feature sets and explore new capabilities presented with the availability of vehicle-generated data.

International Rectifier showcasing advanced energy management system to extend battery life in EVs

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Power management technology company International Rectifier is showcasing an advanced energy management system, Evaira, designed to extend battery life in electric vehicles at SEMA 2011 in Las Vegas, 1-4 November 2011. The unit has isolated digital I/O expansion lines available for custom applications.

Blue Bird unveils two new electric school buses at the 2017 STN Expo; partners Adomani and EDI

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Blue Bird unveiled two new electric-powered school buses at the STN Tradeshow in Las Vegas: a Type A Micro Bird G5 electric-powered school bus and an all-new electric Type D chassis which will power its Type D All-American rear engine (RE) school bus. Both the Micro Bird G5 Electric bus and T3RE “All American” Blue Bird bus will be available in 2018.

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BMW to showcase AirTouch in Vision Car concept at CES

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At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, the BMW Group will present a Vision Car to demonstrate what the interior and the user interface of the future might look like, including AirTouch. This technology is available as BMW Gesture Control in the new BMW 7 Series.

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Daimler Trucks to invest €500M in highly automated trucks; stepping away from platooning, shooting for L4 automation

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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest €500 million (around US$570 million) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to bring highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) to the road within a decade. Level 2 systems now available will be raised to level 4 through innovation and the re-definition of existing systems.

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Toyota developing new cloud-based high-precision map generation system using data from production vehicles

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The new system will go on display at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2016 in Las Vegas next month.

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Ricardo launches pre-production prototype of high-speed flywheel energy storage for off-road equipment

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Ricardo will introduce TorqStor—the latest generation of Ricardo’s high speed flywheel energy storage technology—at the CONEXPO 2014 show in Las Vegas as a pre-production prototype for OEM product integration. 200 kJ capacity TorqStor prototype to be shown at CONEXPO.

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New DARPA Grand Challenge to focus on wireless spectrum collaboration; first collaborative machine-learning competition

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DARPA officials unveiled the new Challenge before some 8000 engineers and communications professionals gathered in Las Vegas at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE).

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Continental presenting Intelligent Glass Control for car windows; targeted shading can reduce CO2 emissions or increase EV range

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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 6–9, 2016, automotive supplier Continental is presenting a demo vehicle in which all windows can be darkened at the touch of a button.

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AEye introduces “iDAR” perception system for autonomous vehicles; fusion of LiDAR, computer vision and AI

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The AE100 will be available beginning this summer to OEMs and Tier 1s launching autonomous vehicle initiatives. The company’s iDAR Development Partner Program is currently available to partners interested in integrating iDAR into their products.

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Toyota Research Institute introducing next-generation automated driving research vehicle at CES: Platform 3.0

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at CES next week in Las Vegas. The new platform remains flexible for incorporating future breakthrough technology as it becomes available. Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will show its next-generation automated driving research vehicle, Platform 3.0,

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CEVA partners with iOnRoad for camera-enabled driver-assistance systems

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The companies will demonstrate the technology at CES 2013 in Las Vegas from 8-11 January. Many of the modules have now become a software component available on a variety of platforms including Android, Windows and Linux. Our personal driving assistance software leverages the capabilities of the CEVA-MM3101 platform to enable vision-based personal driving assistance functionalities beyond the levels available today on general purpose SoCs. CEVA, Inc.,

Hyundai Launches Blue Link telematics platform at CES

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Hyundai used the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas as the venue to introduce Blue Link , an all-new telematics platform exclusive to Hyundai models. Blue Link will be available on all future Hyundai models, starting with Sonata and the Veloster 3-door coupe later this year. Hyundai projects Blue Link to be available across the majority of the lineup by the 2013 model year.