Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show: China neck and neck with Silicon Valley in showcasing auto tech - News Summed Up

Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show: China neck and neck with Silicon Valley in showcasing auto tech


An attendee demonstrates smart fitness hoop during the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, on Thursday. Photo: BloombergLas Vegas: After years of predictions that Chinese technology companies were coming to America, the lineup at this year’s CES showed that they’re finally here. That’s more than any other nation except the US, home to the annual gathering in Las Vegas, and even Americans only outnumbered China’s 1,551 exhibitors by about 50 companies. Xi wants to accelerate the modernization of the world’s second-biggest economy to one that resembles that of Japan or Germany—two automotive heavyweights. Authorities have laid out a strategic vision for half of the new cars in the market to have different levels of autonomy by 2020.


Source: Mint January 12, 2018 11:48 UTC


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