Automakers sounded more like technologists, nearly all focusing on self-driving tech, zero fatalities and electric drive ideas

With the 2017 North American International Auto show well underway, here’s a quick roundup of the most impressive innovations from the press preview event:

Audi Q8 Concept

Audi debuted the new look for their full-size SUV with an exterior design bearing the brand’s new edgy form.

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Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

VW rolled out yet another concept take on their iconic microbus van as part of VW’s electrified division, ID. The Buzz incorporates autonomous driving features and even a hula girl on the dashboard.

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Nissan Vmotion 2.0

Nissan debuted a new design concept called the Vmotion 2.0, previewing the brand’s evolved sculpted look with sharper lines and edgier surfaces.

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Volvo Drive Me

Volvo presented the first of a 100 autonomous vehicle pilot program where it’s enlisting consumers to give feedback on its autonomous vehicle development. Drive Me is an extension of the collaboration with Uber’s autonomous taxis.

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Infiniti QX50 Concept

Nissan’s premium brand Infiniti also presented a concept previewing enhanced design features.

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NAIAS

With the 2017 North American International Auto show well underway, here’s a quick roundup of the most impressive innovations from the press preview event:

Audi Q8 Concept

Audi debuted the new look for their full-size SUV with an exterior design bearing the brand’s new edgy form.

Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

VW rolled out yet another concept take on their iconic microbus van as part of VW’s electrified division, ID. The Buzz incorporates autonomous driving features and even a hula girl on the dashboard.