CES: The World’s Biggest Auto Show?

CES 2019 was a behemoth of automotive technology and demonstrations, a mega-mall shopping palace for automakers and suppliers. Auto Futures was on-site to supply insight into the top trends at the event. Trends include aftermarket upgrades, pods, alternative transport, personalisation, new lidar and cameras, autonomous vehicle software and hardware solutions. There was a spirit of cooperation and, of course, lots of stiff competition.

Connectivity for Everyone

There are whole areas of the show floor dedicated to aftermarket car solutions. These included new audio systems from Alpine, Kenwood and Pioneer, with Android Auto and CarPlay making their CES debut. This year, companies also extended new advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to consumers with older vehicles, as the aftermarket industry looks to exploit a new revenue stream, especially during this transitional phase.

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CES 2019 – Now That’s Entertainment!

Las Vegas, Nevada. Not only home to the greatest entertainment in the world but, during CES, the latest and greatest technology. Since changing to a once-a-year format in 1998, CES has positioned itself at the forefront of consumer technology and…

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The Nissan Leaf e+: Does Bigger Mean Better?

The Nissan Leaf was a pioneer for modern electric vehicles when it first arrived in 2010, way before the influx of ‘green’ cars we see in front of us today. Seven years later, and when the rest of the automotive…

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Veoneer Showcases Collaborative Driving at CES

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today, Veoneer is showcasing technologies, solutions and research that will support the evolution of cars well into the 2030s. It is predicted that in 2030 the vast majority of all cars…

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