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BMW is introducing Skype in its car

BMW with partner Microsoft is bringing Skype for Business to its infotainment features, making it possible for users to connect to Skype meetings in the car. Earlier it had added Office 365 communications features to its BMW 5 series The reports say that Skype integration will be integrated into BMW’s …

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Continental joins the Autonomous Driving Platform formed by BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye as System Integrator

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Continental has joined the Autonomous Driving Platform formed by BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye as System Integrator. The alliance aims to establish a new cooperation model for highly and fully automated driving that would provide scalable solutions for the entire automotive industry worldwide. As a system integrator, Continental aspires to …

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IBM integrates Bluemix with BMW CarData platform

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IBM has announced today that it is a pilot partner of BMW CarData. Recently released, BMW CarData will allow up to 8.5 million BMW customers globally to make use of third party services in a secure and transparent way. BMW is the first OEM to release an open data platform …

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BMW CarData offers data based customised service to customers


BMW Group has launched BMW CarData. Any BMW with a built-in SIM card can use BMW CarData. Around 8.5 million BMW vehicles currently meet this requirement. Once customers have registered their BMW in the ConnectedDrive portal, they will be able to use BMW CarData at no additional cost. BMW CarData works as follows: …

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Parkmobile makes available its full platform capabilities in all new BMW vehicles


Parkmobile has announced the availability of its full platform capabilities as an integrated OEM offering in all new BMW vehicles. Parkmobile currently enables consumers to find, reserve and pay for parking through a single app in over 2,000 locations and 250 cities across the US and Canada. With this launch, …

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Intel – together with BMW, Delphi, Ericsson and HERE – demonstrates progress toward autonomous future


Intel opened the doors to its Silicon Valley Innovation Center for Autonomous Driving. At this workshop, Intel – together with BMW, Delphi, Ericsson and HERE – demonstrated progress toward our autonomous future. The theme of the day was “the data-driven journey” and featured demonstrations and “chalk talks” that helped explain …

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Aircharge to support iPhone wireless integration in BMW Group’s 2017 range


Aircharge and the BMW Group have signed a global deal to provide an exclusive, customised Wireless Charging Case for iPhone to take full advantage of the new in-car wireless ecosystem, which debuted in the new BMW 5 Series Sedan earlier this year. The 2017 BMW 5 Series is the first …

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BMW to deliver self-driving car by 2021


(Reuters) German carmaker BMW is on track to deliver a self-driving car by 2021, the company’s senior vice president for Autonomous Driving, Elmar Frickenstein, said recently. “We are on the way to deliver a car in 2021 with level 3, 4 and 5,” Frickenstein told a panel discussion in Berlin, …

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Garmin joins BMW AG as a tier-one infotainment supplier


Garmin has announced that it has been appointed by BMW AG as a tier-one supplier of infotainment computing modules for future BMW models. Garmin will be expanding its state-of-the-art automotive OEM manufacturing capability and capacity in order to serve BMW production requirements. The Garmin automotive OEM group utilizes the company’s …

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BMW, HERE and Mobileye collaborate to crowd-source HD maps for Self-Driving cars


The announcement underlines the systematic and inclusive approach of the BMW Group concerning cooperations for automated driving. This approach comprises, amongst others, the cooperation with HERE as well as the cooperation with Intel and Mobileye on bringing highly automated driving to the streets by 2021 with the BMW iNEXT BMW …

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