BMW

20th June 2019

More Power, Better Efficiency From BMW’s V8

Enhanced V8 power will blast the range-topping new giant BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé to 62mph from standstill in under 4 seconds. Engine updates claim improved power delivery and...

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18th June 2019

Car-Share’s Role in Promoting e-Mobility

Electric car sharing will be a testing ground for mobility solutions of the future but the nature of sharing programs raises numerous challenges including vehicle availability and rapid recharging....

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17th June 2019

Supercomputer Claims Autonomous Leap

Gaming giant Nvidia has unveiled a supercomputer is claims will accelerate autonomous technology through its AI capabilities. It says the DGX SuperPOD, world’s 22nd fastest supercomputer, can ‘train’ AI...

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5th June 2019

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover Unite to Develop EVs

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover are joining forces to develop electric and hybrid vehicles, the two automakers have announced. The aim of the collaboration is to ultimately reduce the...

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5th June 2019

BMW Details V8 Engine in M8 Performance Models

BMW’s high performance, luxury sports cars, the M8 Competition Coupe and M8 Competition Convertible, will be powered by 4.4 liter V8, twin turbo engines. The engines will produce 620...

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4th June 2019

Driverless Needs Pan Auto Industry Agreement, Says German Project

A German project to standardize autonomous vehicle testing is claiming the technology can never be widely adopted without agreement between the whole automotive industry and regulators. The Pegasus project...

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29th May 2019

BMW Adds PHEV Option to X1 SUV

BMW has unveiled its new X1 compact SUV, which includes a plug-in hybrid option for the first time. The car will be powered by varying three and four-cylinder TwinPower...

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22nd May 2019

5G Verses DSRC Bun Fight Has Long Way To Go

Earlier this month the European Parliament ratified draft rules by the bloc’s executive body, the European Commission to endorse WiFi-based communications standards between connected vehicles. While the technology is...

20th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla Just One Automaker Struggling to be Credible

Timing can be a real punk. A week after Elon Musk regaled the world with bold promises of a self-driving future that included hundreds of thousands of self-driving Teslas...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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25th April 2019

Only Some Biometrics Security Will Be Automotive Solutions

One of the main applications for vehicle biometrics lies within enhanced security enabling a vehicle user to unlock the car with a thumbprint, or facial recognition software to authenticate...

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15th April 2019

Weekly Brief: Ford’s Dose of Reality to Driverless Dreamers

Ford is walking back its goal to mass produce self-driving cars by 2021. Speaking at a Detroit Economic Club event last week, Ford CEO Jim Hackett admitted that Ford...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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12th April 2019

BMW, Toyota and Renault Engineers Explore Driverless Standards

Engineers from BMW, Toyota and Renault have set up a working group in a bid to formulate global standards for future ADAS and autonomous technology. The group, working under...

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