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An electric-powered Rolls-Royce is on display at the Qualcomm booth at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (Jan. 9, 2013)

2013 CES: Auto innovations

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show. It runs from Jan 8. to Jan. 11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and servies to about 150,000 attendees. In 2013, some of the companies brought new, green technologies or allowed for better integration between handheld gadgets and vehicles' operating systems.

Consumers view the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid
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Consumers view the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid racing car, which in 2012 became the first hybrid to win the Le Mans race, at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Consumers view the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid
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Consumers view the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid racing car, which in 2012 became the first hybrid to win the Le Mans race, at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Qualcomm Inc., Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E.
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Qualcomm Inc., Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, right, receives the keys to an all-electric Rolls Royce during a keynote address at the 2013 International CES at The Venetian in Las Vegas. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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An electric-powered Rolls-Royce is on display at the
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An electric-powered Rolls-Royce is on display at the Qualcomm booth at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (Jan. 9, 2013)

A monitor by Velodyne LiDar shows the image
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A monitor by Velodyne LiDar shows the image made by a 360-degree laser-scanning device that creates a three-dimensional image around the vehicle is displayed at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Jan. 9, 2013)

A Lexus LS Integrated Safety self-driving car is
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A Lexus LS Integrated Safety self-driving car is displayed at the Lexus booth during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Jan. 8, 2013)

A Lexus LS Integrated Safety self-driving car is
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A Lexus LS Integrated Safety self-driving car is displayed at the Lexus booth during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Toyota presents an experimental automated Lexus LS600hL car,
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Toyota presents an experimental automated Lexus LS600hL car, equipped with the automaker's "co-pilot" technology, at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Even tech titans love their classic cars. Panasonic
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Even tech titans love their classic cars. Panasonic Corporation President and CEO Kazuhiro Tsuga speaks during a keynote address with an image of him in his 1965 Mustang behind him at the 2013 International CES at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Jan. 8, 2013)

A sports car is on display at the
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A sports car is on display at the automotive technology section of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Chevrolet's MyLink technology is on display as journalists
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Chevrolet's MyLink technology is on display as journalists and visitors arrive to ''CES Unveiled'' during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Mandalay Bay Hotel resort in Las Vegas. (Jan. 6, 2013)

A MyLink menu is displayed inside a Chevorlet
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A MyLink menu is displayed inside a Chevorlet Spark electric car during a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Jan. 6, 2013)

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