Electric Vehicles Invade Las Vegas. CES Is the New Auto Show.

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The Mercedes-Benz EQXX electric car.


Courtesy of Mercedes-Benz

Cars are the new phones. Look no further than CES 2022 in Las Vegas. Many of the cool announcements at the consumer electronics show are all about a cutting-edge technology: the automobile.

Take


Sony
(ticker: SONY). It makes movies and PlayStation gaming systems. Now it wants to make electric cars. The company showed a concept SUV at CES. For starters, showing a concept car is a very auto show thing to do. Second, Sony isn’t a car company yet.

But cars are getting so advanced that everyone thinks they can