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Paper airplanes go high-tech at CES

The humble paper airplane has just been given a digital upgrade. | Video

GM says will not use 'over-the-air' upgrades on safety systems

LAS VEGAS General Motors Co will not use 'over-the-air' upgrades, a way of remotely updating software on its vehicles, for safety-critical vehicle systems such as brakes, the automaker's product development chief said on Wednesday, signaling a different approach from electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc .

Jan 06 2016

Volkswagen brand chief confident of finding solution to U.S. diesel issues

The head of Volkswagen AG's top-selling brand said on Tuesday he is confident the German automaker will reach agreement with U.S regulators to bring nearly 500,000 diesel vehicles into compliance with U.S. emissions laws. | Video

Jan 06 2016

Nvidia says Volvo is first customer for new autonomous drive computer

LAS VEGAS Nvidia Corp. unveiled a new, lunchbox-size super-computer for self-driving cars and said Volvo Car Group will be the new device's first customer.

Jan 05 2016

Toyota's new R&D company hires technical team

Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp's research and development company, Toyota Research Institute (TRI), said it hired a team of scientists and engineers to help drive research into artificial intelligence and robots.

Jan 05 2016

Automakers, not Silicon Valley, lead in driverless car patents: study

LAS VEGAS Automakers, not technology companies, are in the driver’s seat in developing self-driving, “autonomous” cars, and Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is best positioned to lead the way, according to a new report on patents for the fast-evolving technology.

Jan 05 2016

Ford will expand self-driving test car fleet to 30

LAS VEGAS Ford Motor Co said Tuesday it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars as part of an effort to accelerate autonomous vehicle development.

Jan 05 2016

Faraday unveils concept electric race car; can it catch Tesla?

LAS VEGAS Start-up electric car venture Faraday Future on Monday previewed a technology-heavy concept race car it hopes to develop into a range of connected vehicles that can challenge luxury rivals like Tesla and Audi in the growing global market for non-gasoline cars. | Video

Jan 05 2016

Nvidia says Volvo is first customer for new autonomous drive computer

LAS VEGAS Nvidia Corp. unveiled a new, lunchbox-size super-computer for self-driving cars and said Volvo Car Group will be the new device's first customer.

Jan 05 2016

Ford, Toyota ally to counter Silicon Valley in dashboard war

LAS VEGAS Toyota Motor Corp and Ford Motor Co said on Monday they will adopt the same software to link smartphone apps to vehicle dashboard screens and invited other automakers to join them to counter Apple Inc and Google's push to control cars of the future.

Jan 04 2016

Automakers woo tech enthusiasts to revive electric car sales

LAS VEGAS, Jan 4 Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co are expected to disclose new details of their electric vehicle strategies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, highlighting efforts to stoke consumer enthusiasm for battery-powered cars to match growing regulatory demands to build them.

Jan 04 2016