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    Automakers join forces to develop 5G connectivity

    2016-10-07T15:23:37Z

    (Photo: Volkswagen Group) Three German automakers have joined forces with telecommunications and IT companies to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G mobile connectivity. The automakers - Audi, BMW and Daimler - have formed the "5G Automotive Association" together with Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. The group's aim is ...

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    Handelsblatt Automotive Summit - Munich

    2016-08-10T14:40:56Z

    Handelsblatt will host its Automotive Summit 2016 from November 8 through 11 at the BMW World event and exhibition center in Munich. The conference, which opens with a November 8 evening discussion of the role of Silicon Valley in the auto industry, traditionally features addresses from several of Germany' car-industry ...

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    carIT Congress - Hanover

    2016-08-10T13:50:05Z

    The automotiveIT Group is hosting its annual carIT Congress on Sept. 28 at the Hanover Fairgrounds. The event, which brings together key decision-makers in the automotive and IT industries, focuses on the business opportunities and challenges in the fast-growing connected-car market. The one-day conference features top speakers from automotive companies ...

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    BMW appoints Duesmann as purchasing boss

    2016-07-21T13:23:34Z

    Duesmann has been with BMW since 2007Â (Photo: BMW) BMW has appointed Markus Duesmann as its new head of purchasing effective October 1. Duesmann, 47, will succeed Klaus Draeger, who is retiring. Duesmann joined BMW in 2007 as head of powertrain. He subsequently headed the carmaker's Driving Dynamics unit ...

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    BMW teams up with Intel, Mobileye for autonomous driving

    2016-07-01T15:26:29Z

    The autonomous-drive platform under development will be available to other carmakers (Photo: BMW) BMW is joining forces with Intel and Mobileye to bring autonomous-driving technologies to market by 2021. The premium car maker said in a joint press release that it will work with Intel, the world's biggest chipmaker, ...

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    Reuters: Bosch also interested in maps group Here

    2016-04-12T10:18:28Z

    Robert Bosch is also interested in acquiring a stake in Here, according to the Reuters news agency. The German supplier joins a list of possible future co-owners that includes Microsoft, Ford Motor, Renault and Continental. Here was bought last year by Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for 2.5 billion euros. The ...

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    Reuters: Amazon, Microsoft may acquire stake in Here mapping company

    2016-04-04T14:14:23Z

    Digital maps capture billions of 3D points to model road surfaces (Photo: Here) Months after Audi, BMW and Daimler acquired Here from Nokia for 2.5 billion euros, the three carmakers are in talks with Amazon and other companies about a broader ownership structure for the digital mapping company, according ...

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    BMW unveils 1st version of Microsoft-based connectivity platform

    2016-04-04T13:48:35Z

    BMW's new connectivity will initially focus on journey planning (Photo: BMW) BMW used Microsoft’s Build 2016 developer conference to unveil the first version of its BMW Connected mobility platform. The new BMW “Open Mobility Cloud,” which runs on the Microsoft Azure infrastructure and will be available for Apple's iOS ...

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    BMW appoints former Google manager to digitalization post

    2016-03-07T15:32:59Z

    Jens Monsees is BMW's new head of digitalization BMW has appointed Jens Monsees to the position of vice-president digital strategy, according to the former Google manager's LinkedIn profile. The website shows that Monsees, 45, took up his new role last month. Monsees previously served as Google's industry leader automotive ...

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     Here appoints Cisco executive as new CEOÂ

    2016-02-26T14:00:14Z

    Edzard Overbeek takes over as Here CEO on March 1 (Photo: Here) Here, which was acquired from Nokia by a consortium of German carmakers last year, appointed Edzard Overbeek to head the operations of the digital mapping group. Overbeek, 48, is a senior executive at Cisco, where he most ...