The Future of Transportation: There’s No Place Like CES

Mercedes-Benz AVTR at CES 2020

For over 50 years, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada has been introducing the world to the technology that will change it forever. And CES is now one of the biggest auto show events of the year.

Join Driven host Tom Gregory for adventures in the automobile world where tech and vehicles merge. From flying cars to underwater mobility, experience the wonders of CES 2020.

A few other innovations from this year’s event include a first-class transporting pod, a full panoramic mixed reality windshield and a new way of safety monitoring:

Heinrik Fisker unveils his eco-friendly, electric SUV, the Fisker Ocean which has a luxury feel at an affordable price. The SUV’s carpets are made from recycled plastic bottles and fishing nets from the ocean, and the vehicle contains a built-in karaoke system.

The fun has only just begun. Meet Harri, an autonomous and electrified innovation platform, and come along for a launch with lunch from Valeo:

Meet Hank Robinson of Hanro Studios, a Dremel engraver who works with metal, wood, glass, plastics and more. He’s known for doing out-of-the-box-projects. But Robinson is more than a super talented artist, he’s an incredible human being, having served his country for ten years. The military and memorial pieces he creates mean a great deal to him as he gives loved ones something special to hold on to:

Let’s take our final look at CES 2020, and see how safety is the ultimate goal of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), the key element to self-driving cars. This technology is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distances) to the Earth:

And last but not least, ASE Certified Master Mechanic Adrian LeBlanc gives important weekly words of advice. This week, LeBlanc talks about what to look for when your car’s A/C system is acting up. Is it cold? Is the A/C not blowing? Is it cold or hot on one side compared to the other?

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