WIRED |Take a Spin in Hyundai’s Ioniq, the Driverless Car for the Masses



As cars become less like cars and more like gadgets, the Consumer Electronics Show is the place where automakers demonstrate their coolest new tech, and their vision for the future.

As always, that future is electric and autonomous. And along comes Hyundai with the debut of an autonomous version of the upcoming Ioniq, the company’s affordable hatchback. The Korean automaker says it’s using cheaper sensors and less computing power for its “robot at the wheel,” which brings down the price of robo-car. For now, it’s still a prototype with no word on when it might arrive or what it might cost, but Hyundai is offering rides here in Las Vegas, where the law allows such things.

Of course we went for a spin…



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