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    Visteon shows us its next-gen tech, a dash that can tell if you're sleeping, and an in-car Tegra 2 [w/video]
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    News hasn't exactly been great for Visteon of late, what with getting delisted, filing for bankruptcy and attempting to end the pensions of thousands of retirees. That's the bad news. The good news? A suite of impressive prototype dashboards on ...

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    The Cars (and bikes) of CES 2010
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    The 2010 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is over, and so we're looking back with some of the vehicular highlights from the floor, and the sidewalk, and the parking lot, too. The rides on hand ran the gamut from a late '40s Chevy Truck that had been gutted and filled with speakers, to the ...

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    Hughes Telematics takes us for a ride with Mercedes' latest mbrace tech, demonstrates 'OnStar in a box' [w/video]
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    You may not have heard of Hughes Telematics before, but this offshoot of the great Hughes empire provides the tech that, amongst other things, powers Mercedes' latest mbrace technology, Benz's response to OnStar. But that's not all they do; the company is ...

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    Audi and NVIDIA bring 3D acceleration, Google Earth to the dashboard masses [w/video]
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    Audi's all-new Multi Media Interface – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi's Multi Media Interface, or MMI, may not have been all things to all people when it launched in 2004, but Audi has been continually improving the system, making it the defacto way to access media in your ...

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    Video: Mulally summarizes SYNC's successes, talks about Ford's future
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    The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show is underway, and Ford CEO and President Alan Mulally kicked it off with a lengthy keynote. A very lengthy keynote. For an hour-an-a-half, we were peppered with details about Ford's successes, its inspirations, and, of course, its plans for the future. We've ...

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    Video: We take Kia and Microsoft's Uvo for a test drive at CES
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    Kia's UVO system hands-on – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Tucked in between Google's hot new smartphone and a variety of other computer peripheral equipment at this year's CES show is a crossover. Not the jacked-up, tricked-out, neon-dragging customized type that we typically ...

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    MyFord Touch and SYNC App Ecosystem hands-on [w/video]
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    Hands on with MyFord Touch and SYNC App Ecosystem – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You've read the PR, seen the press shots and probably snickered a little at the quote from Ford's Derrick Kuzak indicating that his company's latest tech "will cause people to fall in love with their ...

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    GM and OnStar unveil Volt mobile apps, we try them out [w/videos]
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    It's time for the Consumer Electronics Show and so it's also time for the techiest cars on the road (and those which haven't quite made it there yet) to strut their stuff. General Motors and OnStar took a little time last night to show off the Volt mobile apps that will launch with the car, which ...

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    GM and OnStar launch sophisticated mobile app for Volt [w/videos]
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    Chevrolet Volt Mobile Smartphone App – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the Chevy Volt goes on sale late this year, General Motors intends to leverage its popular OnStar technology to help drivers maximize their electric driving time and minimize their use of liquid fuel. To do ...

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    Kia UVO details released, like SYNC circa 2008
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    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas kicks off this week and the first major announcement from the automotive world comes from Kia in the form of its UVO (short for "your voice") infotainment system. Co-developed by Microsoft and based on the Windows Embedded Auto software, UVO is ...

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    Kia and Microsoft set to debut UVO at CES, leave us wondering for now
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    When you think Microsoft car technology you think SYNC, right? Perfectly natural, since it's the only place Redmond's bits and bytes have made much of an impact on the automotive scene. But SYNC is just Ford's flavor of Microsoft's Windows Embedded Technologies -- naturally with plenty of ...

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    REPORT: Revised Sync from Ford coming to CES
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    Ford's victory with Sync isn't contestable – the connectivity system has a 70-percent uptake rate, and 32 percent of people list it as one of the reasons they bought a Ford. Over one million Sync-equipped vehicles have been sold in three years. The Blue Oval's exclusive deal with Microsoft ...

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    Ford CEO Alan Mulally to deliver opening keynote at 2010 CES
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    Next January, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will make a return trip to Las Vegas to deliver a keynote address to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Electronics Association and (apparently) the 16th most influential person in the tech industry, made the announcement ...

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