At last year’s CES, Audi and Lexus announced their work on autonomous vehicles. This year, Audi will show at CES the car that will drop off passengers and look for parking on its own. The hardware that makes it possible, including a compact sensor array, was already displayed at the last year’s CES. Their sensor array is muchsmaller than what Google cars have on top of their autonomous vehicles.
Ford is alsoplanning to show technology that will eventually produce autonomous vehicles. The companyproduction vehicles already containfeatures such as lane-keeping assistance and adaptive cruise control. Ford is also planning to show at CES how their inter-car and car-to-infrastructure communication, called V2X, is capable of alerting a driver about another car's movement, while the other car is notvisibleyet.
Mercedes-Benz is planning on offering demonstrations on real world autonomous driving with their Steering Assist system, already available in the new S550 model.
Delphi has been also working on technologies for autonomous cars, and will present at CES Tesla Model S, which has "Autopilot" technology.
Toyota will present at CES a number of electric vehicles, probably including its recently releasedRav4 EV. Their most important exhibit will be Toyota’s Fuel Cell Vehicle Conceptunveiled at the November’s Tokyo Motor Show.
OnStar, linked to GM, will bring to CES 2014 the new Chevrolet Corvette to show how the data-driven features integrate into the car. According to one rumor, OnStar will be using an App Shop featurebuilt into the cars, allowing owners to select apps they want.
Audi, Mazda and Visteon are also planning on exhibiting at CES.
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