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BMW Falling Behind as Markets Shift Towards Electric Cars

As reported by Automotive News, BMW recently held a “combination pep rally/horror film” for some 14,000 of their employees in Munich, hoping to scare their employees into caring about electric vehicles.

April 26, 2017
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BMW Will Not Be Offering Android Auto As An Option

Dieter May, BMW’s senior vice president of Digital Services and Business Models, said the German automaker will not be offering Android Auto as an option in its vehicles.

March 1, 2017
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Jan
16
2017
Trump Threatens German Automakers With 35 Percent U.S. Import Tariff

Senior German officials reacted with surprise and defiance to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who stated in an interview that NATO was “obsolete,” in addition to threatening German automakers with massive import taxes.

Jan. 16, 2017
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Oct
7
2016
Toyota And BMW Invest In Self-Driving Tech Startup Nauto

Toyota and BMW are investing in and partnering with the Silicon Valley startup to leverage its real-world driving and safety data…

Oct. 7, 2016
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Sep
26
2016
Audi, BMW And Mercedes-Benz Partner With HERE To Share Driving Data

Mapping company HERE has announced an initiative to combine data collected from sensors in Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz cars to generate real-time information on road conditions and accidents.

Sept. 26, 2016
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BMW Joins Forces With Mobileye And Intel To Develop Driverless Car Technology

The three companies said their new platform will be made available to multiple automakers…

July 6, 2016
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BMW Plans To Let Mini Owners Rent Out Their Vehicles

What technology will be used to pull this off?

April 26, 2016
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Feb
22
2016
BMW Reportedly Expanding Car Sharing Program to Seattle

It will be in direct competition with Daimler AG’s Car2Go service in one of its most successful markets.

Feb. 22, 2016
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BMW’s Incentives May Have Helped It Take Top Sales Position

According to a report by Bloomberg, the company may have retained its status by offering incentives to dealers to buy vehicles from its fleet of loaners, paying as much as $1,750 per car to participate.

Feb. 18, 2016
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Jan
19
2016
BMW Will Soon Roll Out Digital Helper To Book Restaurants

The feature will be part of the cloud-based BMW Connected service, which will include other applications such as home-heating remote control.

Jan. 19, 2016
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BMW MINI Partners With HAX To Accelerate Startups Working On Smart Cities

How is BMW MINI adapting to a changing industry like other automakers?

Jan. 18, 2016
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Penske Automotive Invests In Japanese Luxury Dealership Group

Penske has acquired a 49 percent stake in the Nicole Group, a luxury dealership group that operates in Tokyo and Kanagawa.

Jan. 8, 2016
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