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    BMW, Daimler, Audi and Volvo integrate Alibaba Tmall Genie voice assistant

    2018-04-26T13:03:24Z

    Tmall Genie device and BMW Connected app (Image: BMW) BMW, Daimler, Audi and Volvo have all announced that Tmall Genie, Alibaba AI Labs’ smart voice assistant, will be integrated into their digital ecosystems for Chinese consumers. Users with Tmall Genie-equipped devices at home will be able to remotely access ...

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    BMW Group opens autonomous driving campus near Munich

    2018-04-23T09:45:20Z

    BMW is recruiting IT specialists and software developers for its new autonomous driving campus (Photo: BMW) BMW Group has officially inaugurated its autonomous driving campus and development facility at Unterschleissheim, near Munich. This ‘centre of excellence’ is close to BMW’s existing Research and Innovation Centre, and it enables the ...

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    BMW i Ventures invests in Mapillary for HD maps and open-source imagery

    2018-04-19T11:55:37Z

    Swedish start-up Mapillary has built a sharing platform for imagery, map data BMW’s i Ventures spin-off has invested in Swedish HD mapping provider Mapillary, which has developed a platform utilizing user-generated street-level imagery to produce map data at scale. Images can be uploaded by any device, and data from ...

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    BMW starts subscription-service pilot in Nashville

    2018-04-09T17:12:27Z

    The 2019 BMW X4 M40i M Performance debuted at the New York Auto Show last month (Photo: BMW) BMW became the latest major car brand to offer a subscription to its vehicles rather than selling or leasing them to customers. The German premium brand said it had launched a ...

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    Daimler, BMW to merge mobility services

    2018-03-28T17:00:16Z

    Daimler's moovel platform will be part of the joint venture (Photo: Daimler) As expected, Daimler and BMW announced Wednesday that they planned to merge their mobility services, in a move that will create a car-sharing giant with a commanding footprint across the world's major cities. The plan underscores how ...

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    In Mexico, BMW builds a connected paint shop

    2018-03-19T13:09:10Z

    Duerr says BMW's paint shop meets all smart-factory requirements (Photo: Duerr) Together with German plant engineering specialist Duerr, BMW is building a fully connected paint shop at its plant in San Luis Potosi in Mexico. The facility meets all the Industry 4.0 requirements for an integrated smart factory, Duerr ...

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    BMW plans to build electric Minis in China

    2018-03-04T12:18:22Z

    BMW showed a concept for an electric Mini at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2017 (Photo: LA Auto Show) BMW said it is in "advanced discussions" to form a new joint venture with Great Wall Motor in China to locally produce electric Mini brand cars there. The German ...

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    BMW to use Aras open-source PLM platform

    2018-03-04T10:39:35Z

    BMW will initially use the Aras platform for safety testing (Photo: Shutterstock.com) BMW will use the Aras PLM platform as its backbone for test data management, the open-source product lifecycle management specialist said in a press release. The Aras software "will support planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of vehicle ...

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    BMW: "You have to lead the way to implement an agile culture"

    2018-02-20T15:39:00Z

    BMW Group’s chief information officer, Klaus Straub, explains how agile processes work in practice.

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    Bosch, Continental buy stakes in Here mapping company

    2018-01-04T12:45:16Z

    Digital mapping technology can offer vital information for future autonomous vehicles (Photo: Here) Robert Bosch and Continental, two of the world's biggest automotive suppliers, are each buying a 5 pc stake in location and digital mapping specialist Here. The two German companies are buying their stakes from Here's main ...