Your next car will change color, take directions like a NASA rover, and wink

Your next car will change color, take directions like a NASA rover, and wink
  1. Your next car will change color, take directions like a NASA rover, and wink
    CES 2017 has finally come to a close, and in an automotive context, there’s plenty to digest. Inside, we wrap-up all the action from Las Vegas, including Faraday’s Future first pre-production vehicle, Toyota’s adorable AI, and the future of autonomous cars. The post Your next car will change color, take directions like a NASA rover, and wink appeared first on Digital Trend…

Not long ago, automotive presence at CES was negligible at best. As the years has gone by, however,  cars have grown smarter and more connected. Because of this, CES is as relevant to mobility today as Detroit, New York, or Frankfurt. In some cases, maybe even more so.

This sentiment was on full display at CES 2017, because the industry was in full force on the show floor, the keynote stages, and all around Las Vegas. That said, this year’s show had a bit of a different flavor. There wasn’t a big production car reveal akin to the Chevy Bolt EV’s unveiling in 2016, but even though most of what we saw were concepts, there was plenty to digest. Follow along or click the video above for all our post-show thoughts.

More: BMW explores how self-driving tech can turn a car’s interior into a lounge

Faraday’s future

Faraday Future FF 91

Perhaps the biggest news to come out of CES — or at least the most hyped — was the debut of Faraday Future’s first pre-production vehicle. Dubbed the FF 91, the electric car is downright amazing on paper, with a 0 to 60 mph time that’ll make a Ferrari blush and more autonomous features than you can shake a stick at. Sounds great, right? Unfortunately, Faraday Future’s story isn’t all sunshine and rainbows.

Despite immense support from companies like LeEco and LG Chem, Faraday is in dire financial straits. Several executives have jumped ship recently, and …

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