CES 2020: Electrified vehicles and technologies

Electric models and technologies reflect increasing environmental concern



Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E

  CES 2020 was held from January 7 through January 10, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. More than 290,000 square feet was dedicated towards vehicle technology, a slight decrease from the 300,000 square feet used for vehicle technology in the 2019 exhibition. Attendance figures for CES 2020 were expected to surpass 170,000.

  Exhibitors at CES 2020 demonstrated a renewed emphasis on sustainable mobility and alternative powertrains. FCA presented plug-in hybrid versions of some of its most popular SUVs and crossovers, while Ford showcased the recently unveiled Mustang Mach-E. Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan all displayed a mix of currently available models and concept vehicles in their exhibits. 

  A number of automotive suppliers also exhibited systems for alternative powertrains or promoting sustainability. Hyundai Mobis showcased the M.Vision S urban mobility concept which can be powered by a fuel cell. Magna returned its electric powertrain configurator from the previous year, while showing an interactive augmented reality visual demonstrator for active aerodynamic systems. Bosch, Marelli, Mitsubishi Electric and Toyota Boshoku displayed components for electrified vehicles, including hybrids and battery electric models. 

  This report is part of a series which focuses on automotive content shown at CES 2020. This report will focus on electrified vehicles and technologies, encompassing battery electric, plug-in hybrid, hybrid and fuel cell systems, shown by OEMs and automotive suppliers.


Related reports:
CES 2020 Show Report (January 2020)
CES 2020: Next-generation mobility initiatives by Japanese manufacturers (January 2020)
Asian OEM Electrification Strategies, Including EV Product Timelines - Part 1, Part 2 (December 2019)
Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Electrification-related supplier exhibits - Part 1, Part 2 (November 2019)


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