PlayStation controller 'drives' Sony Honda electric concept car

LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 (News On Japan) - Sony and Honda have unveiled a new prototype of their electric vehicle, "AFEELA", at the CES technology expo in America, featuring AI-powered interactive support services in collaboration Microsoft, and the ability to 'drive' the vehicle with a PlayStation5 controller.

Sony Honda Mobility's president and COO, Izumi Kawanishi, emphasized the use of AI as leading to a more comfortable driving experience.

The company plans to start accepting orders for AFEELA in 2025, with deliveries in Japan scheduled for the second half of the following year.

Website: AFEELA


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