AI Really, REALLY Wants to Be in Your Next Car | Talking Cars #435

Ai Really, Really Wants To Be In Your Next Car | Talking Cars #435 1

We're at CES in Las Vegas, where much of the hype has been around introducing artificial intelligence into your car's infotainment system. But is AI in your vehicle actually going to be useful, or is it just hype? The EV market is maturing, and we got to see where automakers are going to take the unique abilities that electric vehicles are afforded with fewer moving parts and more space-efficient layouts, including a rebrand of the minivan form factor. We also discuss why hydrogen might be a viable alternative to battery-electric vehicles in the future, and try to figure out why anyone would want a large LED screen built into their bumper.

00:00 – Introduction
00:17 – Why is CR at CES 2024?
01:30 – Who was not at CES 2024?
03:46 – AI in your next car
11:10 – Automakers Reimagining EVs
14:30 – Large LED Screens inside and outside of vehicles
17:11 – Hydrogen Vehicles
21:03 – New EV concepts
First Drive: Toyota Mirai, the Hydrogen-Powered Luxury Cruiser

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23 Comments on "AI Really, REALLY Wants to Be in Your Next Car | Talking Cars #435"

  1. @severinlourenco8355 | January 11, 2024 at 12:06 PM |

    Too much tech / A1 is causing new vehicles to frequently break down, more recalls, and as a used vehicle, major value depreciation.

  2. @user-nl9me3er7w | January 11, 2024 at 12:16 PM |

    I just feel like I have no privacy anymore. Cars are now recording what is said in done in my car…smh

  3. @tomdrummy4984 | January 11, 2024 at 12:17 PM |

    Apparently, we need to make vehicles as complicated as possible……..with features I will never use 🙂

  4. @sshhddoo9892 | January 11, 2024 at 12:21 PM |

    I feel like putting AI in cars is just for marketing, someone who doesn’t know much about cars, more tech = good. I don’t see anything AI can be useful other than figuring out if there is a faster route on the fly in my navigation. Other than that, I don’t want to be bothered. Let me keep my physical buttons and climate controls and let me just drive my car.

  5. ? why not make EV frunks Extra battery compartment that were one can buy extra batteries at gas stations already charged like we do gas have both options same automobile/EV range extender’s ?

    • If you have a head-on crash then you have a large battery fire very easily. That’s why the battery isn’t there.

    • @thekat-ue1wr | January 11, 2024 at 4:43 PM |

      What you are asking for is something like the Chinese EV company Nio’s battery swap. The challenge is infrastructure. There needs to be a facility capable of unloading and loading batteries in the car, and charging them. There also needs to be an excess of batteries and high enough volume of cars that can and will use them to make these battery swap stations worthwhile.

  6. @shadowdance4666 | January 11, 2024 at 1:41 PM |

    AI GAVE ME VD mostly

  7. @ItsAlive111 | January 11, 2024 at 3:20 PM |

    Mercedes Benz and album art goes back to my 2012 ML350, probably earlier, that had a hard drive based database with known album covers to display when people would simply enter any random CD in the car’s player…

  8. Can someone at CR explain the tire test results that just came out? The Michelin CrossClimate2 comes in two versions: car and SUV. It appears the car not SUV version of the CrossClimate2 was tested in a big SUV size 245 60 18, where it was top rated in the All-season SUV tire category and notably scored Excellent for ice braking (presumably by testing at the ice rink). The last time the car CrossClimate2 was tested in a car size 215 55 17 it scored only Fair for ice braking (unlike the original CrossClimate+ which scored Very Good in ice braking). Now the CrossClimate2 has been removed from the Performance all-season category where there is now no Michelin tire represented at all. Not a CrossClimate2, not a Premier, and not a Primacy. For as long as I can remember Michelin has had the top-rated Performance all-season tire. I feel like CR is really letting down readers with this omission. Hopefully it is temporary.

  9. @robertehlers3757 | January 11, 2024 at 4:01 PM |

    I was happy to hear the positive support for hydrogen fuel cell technology. I believe that this is a promising compromise that combines electric motors and fast “refueling”.

  10. @acsmoothing2262 | January 11, 2024 at 5:12 PM |

    Hear hear!

  11. @ishindersidhu | January 11, 2024 at 5:13 PM |

    Gist: Automakers have no idea on what to do.

  12. @GenealogistBuchanan | January 11, 2024 at 6:38 PM |

    I have been told that the average weight of a Tesla Model 3 or Y is already the same as competing gasoline models. True or false?

  13. @magnoliap5824 | January 11, 2024 at 7:01 PM |

    No thanks, call me older I don’t care I don’t need AI to drive for me. Ever. I will be waiting a long time before I’d buy any EV.

  14. @maddie84488 | January 11, 2024 at 9:58 PM |

    Superb as ever. Love the channel ❤️

  15. @rondalchilders3582 | January 11, 2024 at 10:58 PM |

    The Kia PV concept is more than that. The first is already slated for production. It is business format at first. Their 4 wheel steering is also planned for production. The 3 and 4 will be produced is some format as will the 5.

  16. @luisreviews6412 | January 11, 2024 at 11:51 PM |

    The ev vans look promising.

  17. Great presentation. Alex is always professional and all the speakers were informative

  18. @brooksmagruder6662 | January 12, 2024 at 10:33 AM |

    nice content– but disctracting all the “right”s in verbiage.

  19. Screens in the front are so dangerous! We already have too much distraction!

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