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    carIT Congress: BMW executive sees cooperation as essential for autonomous driving

    2017-09-20T11:45:17Z

    BMW's Frickenstein says car industry cannot manage data on its own (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Cooperation between automakers, IT companies and other stakeholders in the car industry is essential to realize autonomous driving, Elmar Frickenstein, head of fully automated driving at BMW, said Wednesday. In an address to ...

  • faraday future.automotiveIT
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    Faraday Future recruits BMW's Kranz as CTO

    2017-09-05T16:13:55Z

    Kranz (right) helps prepare Faraday Future's Hanford plant for production (Photo: FF) Faraday Future has recruited veteran BMW executive Ulrich Kranz as chief technology officer (CTO), adding more automotive expertise from the German premium car group. Earlier this year, FF hired former Deutsche Bank board member Stefan Krause to ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    Philips exec to take over BMW sales & marketing

    2017-09-05T16:09:13Z

    Nota (pictured) will take over from Ian Robertson on January 1 (Photo: Philips) Ian Robertson will retire as BMW’s head of sales and marketing in 2018, handing over to Philips executive Pieter Nota on January 1. Robertson, the former head of BMW’s Rolls-Royce luxury brand, has been in his ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW launches car data unit

    2017-05-31T13:33:54Z

    BMW CarData offers a portal for a range of new connected services (Photo: BMW) BMW has launched a new service designed to better manage the functions ”“ and business opportunities ”“ that are becoming available through car data. The service, which is called BMW CarData, allows customers to decide ...

  • intel.automotiveIT
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    Intel to acquire Mobileye

    2017-03-13T16:57:20Z

    In July, 2016, BMW, Intel and Mobileye top executives announced they would cooperate on an autonomous-driving platform (Photo: Intel) Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobileye, giving the California-based chip maker a stronger position in the automotive technology sector. Intel said it plans to acquire the sensor ...

  • hyundai.automotiveIT
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    Hydrogen council members to step up investments

    2017-01-18T16:11:04Z

    The Hyundai Tucson is available as a fuel-cell SUV in N. America (Photo: Hyundai) Members of a newly formed "Hydrogen Council" committed to increased investment in the development and commercialization of hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies. The global initiative, aimed at helping ambitious worldwide plans to limit global warming, was ...

  • mwc.automotiveIT
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    Mobile World Congress - Barcelona

    2017-01-18T11:20:57Z

    More than 2,200 companies exhibited at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (Photo: MWC) The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC), which brings together stakeholders in the global connectivity revolution, will take place in Barcelona Feb. 27 through March 2. The annual gathering, the world's largest meeting place for the mobile ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch Connected World - Berlin

    2017-01-17T16:19:00Z

    More than 1,000 people attended last year's ConnectedWorld event (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch will hold its annual internet-of-things conference in Berlin March 15 and 16. The German automotive supplier, which has in recent years focused heavily on IoT technologies, is hosting an event that features senior industry executives speaking ...

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    Here maps to help Baidu expand outside China

    2017-01-16T14:54:00Z

    Maps are considered a key building block for autonomous-driving systems (Photo: Here) Here will provide map content to Baidu to help the Chinese internet company grow its mapping business outside its home market. Here already provides content to Baidu Maps' desktop and mobile services in southeast Asia. The new ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    At CES, BMW to showcase "HoloActive Touch"

    2016-12-16T15:59:30Z

    BMW wants to take the HMI to the next leve at CES 2017 (Photo: BMW) At the 2017 CES, BMW will show a kind of interactive touchscreen that offers a vision of what tomorrow's HMI may look like. The German premium car maker said the "HoloActive Touch" system consists ...