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    BMW, Daimler request official EU approval for mobility JV

    2018-09-20T11:50:33Z

    Daimler and BMW want to grow their mobility services together (Image: Daimler) BMW and Daimler officially asked the European Commission for approval to form a new global mobility company. The green light from the European Union is one of the last obstacles to establishing the joint venture, which will ...

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    BMW builds Driving Simulation Centre in Munich

    2018-09-05T08:00:56Z

    Image: BMW BMW is investing around €100 million in a new driving simulation facility at its FIZ Research and Innovation Centre, Munich. It describes this as to be the world’s most advanced of its kind, and says it will enable virtual testing of advanced assistance systems and display and ...

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    BMW Group deploys computer tomography for prototype development

    2018-07-20T12:02:00Z

    Image: BMW BMW Group has introduced computer tomography at its pilot plant in the Research Innovation Center (FIZ), Munich: this involves robotized X-ray scanning of prototypes to enable faster analysis development and production. It has particular application for quality control, where it allows vehicles to ...

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    BMW Group, Suning Logistics, Hyundai join Baidu Apollo open AV platform

    2018-07-11T16:01:02Z

    Zhenyu Li, VP and general manager, Baidu’s Intelligent Driving Group, with Klaus Fröhlich, board member for development, BMW AG. Image: BMW AG BMW Group and Suning Logistics have both announced that they are joining Apollo, Baidu’s open, shared autonomous driving platform. Apollo, launched in July 2017, now involves 118 ...

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    Legacy systems, a Herculean task for automotive CIOs

    2018-07-11T09:40:00Z

    Digital transformation is supposed to ensure the survival of companies in the auto industry. But the growing complexity of IT systems is proving to be an obstacle. Some companies are taking the right steps but dealing with legacy systems is a tough challenge for CIOs.

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: From San Francisco to Detroit - and back

    2018-06-27T14:44:00Z

    As the relationship between Detroit and Silicon Valley matures, automotive manufacturers are increasingly connecting IT projects out west to their global operations.

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    BMW connects with Baidu, forms JV with Critical Software

    2018-06-26T10:08:56Z

    Image: BMW/Google BMW Connected plans to work with Baidu Internet of Vehicles on home-to-vehicle communications and expanding its digital ecosystem for Chinese customers. Services under development will include remote controls, voice controls, vehicle status monitoring from an owner’s home, and searching for travel information and route-planning. The global BMW ...

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: A new role for tech and IT offices

    2018-06-19T16:09:00Z

    Carmakers are expanding technology and IT offices in Silicon Valley, and tasking them with functions that are different from the roles played by traditional R D centers.

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    BMW to expand cooperation with China's Tencent

    2018-05-25T15:38:55Z

    Image: BMW Group BMW Group is to expand its co-operation and joint research work with the Chinese cybersecurity research team Tencent Keen Security Lab. It has been carrying out security tests both internally and with independent third parties, and a project with Tencent Keen explored potential vulnerabilities in the ...

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    Blockchain initiative launched to develop digital mobility ecosystem

    2018-05-09T12:39:20Z

    BMW, Ford, GM and Renault are among the automakers participating in the consortium (Image: Shutterstock) A non-profit consortium involving major carmakers, suppliers, IT firms, start-ups and other transportation stakeholders has been announced to explore the application of blockchain technology in a digital mobility ecosystem. Founding members include BMW, Bosch, ...