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Touch-free car controls split world’s drivers

LAS VEGAS: Germans love the latest wave of touch-free car controls, which respond to the flick of a wrist or the swipe of a hand, as it means no messy fingerprints on their spotless dashboards. Italians, known for an extravagant hand gesture or two, are not so sure. A simplistic stereotype, but it captures the […]

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World’s first passenger-carrying drone makes debut at CES 2016

LAS VEGAS: Chinese drone maker Ehang is unveiling what it calls the world’s first drone capable of carrying a human passenger, although it’s not releasing many details. Ehang’s booth in the Las Vegas Convention Center features a prototype of the Ehang 184 — covered with a cloth for a planned noon unveiling. In the meantime, […]