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Toyota, Audi to show off self-driving cars at CES

Toyota's prototype Lexus LS 600h.

(Credit: Screenshot by Steven Musil/CNET)

Get ready to see more cars on the road without a driver behind the wheel.

Toyota and Audi will demonstrate autonomous-driving features next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Japanese automaker posted a five-second preview video that shows one of its luxury brand Lexus vehicles loaded with various sensors and carrying the caption, “Lexus advanced active safety research vehicle is leading the industry into a new automated era.”

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