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Ford takes its autonomous car for a drive in snow

Ford is giving its autonomous cars a challenge not yet faced by Google's self-driving car fleet in Silicon Valley: snow.

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How Ford's autonomous test vehicles make 3D LiDAR maps of the world around them

As Ford triples its autonomous research fleet, it's also getting new toys, including a LiDAR small enough to build into a sideview mirror. That moves LiDAR from geeky experiment to something any car could use.

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Audi's lunar rover lands in Detroit

It’s not the typical type of vehicle you see unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, but on Monday Audi showed off a lunar rover developed with its assistance by a team of private scientists in pursuit of Google’s Lunar Xprize.

Audi targets the moon with lunar rover

Audi's lunar rover debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 11, 2016.

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Best frenemies: How Ford SYNC 3 works with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Google and Apple's products are rivals to SYNC 3, but Ford still went to the effort to make it seamless to use them with other SYNC features.

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You drive this Lincoln with a game controller

If you think sitting in the back seat of a full-size Lincoln MKZ and driving it with a game controller sounds like a dangerous proposition, you're right. It is. But that's just what's possible with a car brought to CES by Illinois-based AutonomouStuff.

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Microsoft shows how self-driving cars could be the next mobile office with dash-mounted Windows 10

Microsoft and German consulting company IAV transform your instrument gauge into a screen to check your email.

Windows 10 in the dash? Autonomous driving and Continuum makes it possible

Check your email from your dash. We are living in the future of our dreams.

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2017 Chevy Bolt drive: This 200-mile EV could cure my range anxiety

For everyone who can't afford a Tesla Model S, the Chevy Bolt offers nearly as much range for about $30,000, plus other future-y features that anyone could like.

2017 Chevy Bolt drive: This 200-mile EV could cure your range anxiety

The Chevy Bolt's longer range and a host of futuristic features should go a long way toward making the electric car more appealing to the masses.

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Renault Nissan plans 10 autonomous cars by 2020

Renault Nissan plans to launch 10 cars in the next four years featuring autonomous driving technology.

Audi's concept car is watching you

The concept car unveiled at CES in Las Vegas is Audi's vision for the future of automobiles.

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The coolest, wildest, most futuristic car tech of CES 2016

Whether it's self-driving technology, advanced safety systems, smartphone-linked entertainment or cool concepts, the show has something for everyone. Here's our pick of the best.

Smartwheel reminds you to keep your hands at 10 and 2

This sensor-laden steering wheel cover wants to help prevent distracted driving by giving you feedback on your technique.

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How VW is charging forward with its e-Golf Touch and BUDD-e electric cars

The two EVs, one a near-final prototype and the other a near-utopian concept, show Volkswagen's focusing at least some of its attention on the future.

Volkswagen's e-Golf Touch and BUDD-e concept show a future full of smart electric cars

These aren't your father's VW. Volkswagen showed off two electric cars in Las Vegas, one near-final and one friendly-looking concept.

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Audi's electric, self-driving car is still just a concept

The car will send data to the cloud to anticipate drivers' needs.

The Arcimoto SRK is a practical EV with a streak of motorcycle fun

Can't afford a full electric car? This electric trike costs a fraction of the price.

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Qualcomm's new chip will turn your next car into a self-driving theater on wheels

Qualcomm unwrapped a new family of Snapdragon processors at CES that threaten to turn your car into something that feels more like a fairground than a mode of transport.

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Google loses robotics chief to Toyota's $1B research lab

James Kuffner, the head of Google's robotics division and one of the original team of ten who started its self-driving car work, has left the company for a job at Toyota's $1 billion research institute in Silicon Valley.

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 for cars, while phones wait for the chip

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 820Am, a derivative of the Snapdragon 820, but designed for cars.