BMW & Tencent to launch computing center for self-driving cars in Tianjin

The computing center is of strategic importance since it will provide self-driving cars the required computing power to analyze real-time data including road and traffic conditions. On Friday, BMW stated, it is partnering with China’s Tencent Holdings to launch a computing center in China which will help develop self-driving cars. The computing center is expected…

Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler charged with emission cheating collusion

The EU’s competition enforcer has charged Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler with hindering competition on emission cleaning technology between 2006-2014. On Friday, EU antitrust regulators have charged Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler for hindering competition on emission cleaning technology for the period of 2006 to 2014. The European Commission said it had sent statements of objections setting…

BMW, Ericsson and Vodafone urges European Commission to consider 5G for cars

While an industry group prefers the adoption of a wifi-based technology for next-gen cars, others, including Intel, Vodafone, Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom, Qualcomm, Samsung, Daimler, Ford, PSA Group, and Huawei are pushing for an alternative 5G standard. BMW, Vodafone and Ericsson have reportedly made a last-ditch effort to persuade the European Commission to open the doors…