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Hyundai may unveil hydrogen sports car in Detroit

Albert Biermann, the recently appointed head of research and development for the Hyundai Motor Group, told reporters the company was planning a "surprise" at next week's Detroit motor show...

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Mercedes-Benz working on artificial engine sounds
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Mercedes-Benz working on artificial engine sounds

Mercedes-Benz says that it is actively working on artificial sounds for the exhaust and the engine sounds, as it becomes tougher and tougher to create vehicles with naturally loud exhaust notes due to ever-tightening laws...


Mercedes-Benz: Next-gen designs will be evolutionary
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Mercedes-Benz: Next-gen designs will be evolutionary

German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz says it will continue down an evolutionary path with its current design language, rather then starting afresh when it unveils the next step in its current ‘Sensual Purity’ design language with the next-generation S-Class...


Byton M-Byte interior revealed with 48.0-inch screen
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Byton M-Byte interior revealed with 48.0-inch screen

Byton, a Chinese electric car start-up, has revealed the production-ready interior for its first electric vehicle at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Forget about your run-of-the-mill 12.0-inch screens, the M-Byte crossover will feature a gargantuan 48.0-inch curved display spanning from the base of one A-pillar to the other...


Mercedes-Benz: Chinese tastes influencing future models
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Mercedes-Benz: Chinese tastes influencing future models

As the world’s largest car market, China is continuing to dictate the future success and planning of new vehicles from nearly all manufacturers, including the likes of Mercedes-Benz, which admits it has to cater to Chinese taste. Speaking to the media at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today, the chief designer for Mercedes-Benz, Gordon Wagner, said that the next S-Class will bring about a new generation of exterior and interior design...


Next-gen Mercedes Benz SL confirmed: Will draw upon original Gullwing
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Next-gen Mercedes Benz SL confirmed: Will draw upon original Gullwing

The chief designer of Mercedes-Benz says the new-generation of the company’s flagship SL sports car will take inspiration from the iconic 300SL of the 1950s, as the brand seeks to recreate an icon of the modern era. Speaking to media at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Gordon Wagner, confirmed a new generation is in the works and that the future of the SL will be very bright...


Honda reveals in-car commerce prototype at CES
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Honda reveals in-car commerce prototype at CES

Honda has taken its next step into the in-car commerce sphere with the reveal of the Honda Dream Drive prototype infotainment software, which the brand claims to be the "automotive industry’s first integrated driver and passenger infotainment, commerce, services and rewards dashboards within the vehicle environment"...


Mercedes-Benz: Autonomous cars to be region-specific
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Mercedes-Benz: Autonomous cars to be region-specific

Mercedes-Benz says that the use of full autonomous cars in the future will likely be region specific, meaning certain cars will be designed and engineered for certain areas, which will see them unable to operate autonomously in other regions...


Mercedes-Benz: V8 and V12 “will survive” for now
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Mercedes-Benz: V8 and V12 “will survive” for now

Despite stating at this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that the ‘future is definitely electric’, Mercedes-Benz has also confirmed that its V12 and V8 engines, which are used in ‘600’, ‘650’ or ‘AMG 65’ (plus by Pagani) and ‘500’, ‘550’ or ‘AMG 63’ models respectively, will survive for another generation...


Mercedes-Benz: We operate as a software company
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Mercedes-Benz: We operate as a software company

Mercedes-Benz says it has changed its operating rhythm to operate more as a flexible software company rather than a traditional hardware company in order to better deal with the requirements of a digitally connected car going into the future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the member of the board and head of group R&D at Mercedes-Benz, Ola Kallenius, confirmed the company’s directional change...


Genesis reveals holographic AR display at CES
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Genesis reveals holographic AR display at CES

Hyundai Motor Company has revealed a next-generation head-up display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, equipped to a special Genesis G80. Developed with WayRay AG, a Swiss 'deep-tech' start-up company, the 'world-first' Holographic Augmented Reality Navigation System uses AR to project navigation prompts and other messages displayed on the road ahead in accordance with the driver's viewing range...


Mercedes ESF 2019 to showcase future of safety
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Mercedes ESF 2019 to showcase future of safety

Mercedes Benz says it plans to show a safety vision concept later this year that will demonstrate the future safety technologies from the German manufacturer. It will mark ten years since the last ESF vision concept debuted in 2009 and will see Mercedes-Benz showcase technologies that are both currently viable and also ones which may still be some time away...


Hyundai Elevate: Walking car concept revealed
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Hyundai Elevate: Walking car concept revealed

The Hyundai Elevate concept has made its debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In a disaster, such an earthquake or tsunami, first responders are only able to get to the edge of the debris field using conventional cars and trucks, with the rest of journey completed on foot...


2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA revealed
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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA revealed

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA has been officially revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this morning, ahead of an Australian launch during the third quarter of 2019. Pitched by the German brand as the "most emotional vehicle in its class", the all-new CLA scores the same jump in technology and design as its A-Class and B-Class siblings, though sports a sexier 'coupe' silhouette...


Nissan to demo Invisible-to-Visible augmented reality system
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Nissan to demo Invisible-to-Visible augmented reality system

Nissan will demonstrate its Invisible-to-Visible technology at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas, which kicks off this week. The augmented reality system combines data drawn from the car's on-board sensors, and driving and routing data sourced from the cloud...


Nissan Leaf long-range set for CES launch
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Nissan Leaf long-range set for CES launch

Nissan has confirmed plans to reveal a new model at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, with a teaser suggesting it'll be the long-range Leaf electric vehicle. The Leaf E-Plus, as it's likely to be badged, will pack a 60kWh battery and is expected to offer around 360km – up 120km on the 40kWh model touching down locally in April next year...


2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA to debut at CES
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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA to debut at CES

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA will make its global debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 8, Las Vegas time. The company has unveiled its first teaser for the second-generation CLA, although the moodily-lit shot of the car's glasshouse doesn't reveal anything we haven't already seen from the latest batch of spy photos, taken in November...


Audi to preview new entertainment tech at CES 2019
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Audi to preview new entertainment tech at CES 2019

Audi has previewed a new concept vehicle for next year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, said to offer a "new entertainment format and mobile device theatre" to excite "all the senses". Just a single interior image has been provided with the accompanying press release, showing a cabin that looks rather similar to that of the e-tron quattro electric SUV...


Detroit motor show could move to July or October
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Detroit motor show could move to July or October

The annual Detroit motor show – or North American International Auto Show, as it's known officially – could move from its traditional January start date, according to reports from local media. Detroit News reports the Detroit Dealers Association wants to move the event, which has been shrinking in the shadow of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, to later in the year, likely in July or October...


Mercedes-Benz: MBUX will "change the face of car infotainment'"
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Mercedes-Benz: MBUX will "change the face of car infotainment'"

Having officially released its MBUX infotainment system to the world at the CES in Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz went on to emphasise its belief that the smartphone-like interface will in fact 'revolutionise the face of in-car infotainment'. It's a big call, but having tested the system firsthand - albeit briefly - there is some merit to the claim...