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…

GM seeks U.S. govt approval for deploying fully autonomous car in 2019

GM’s interest in fully automated autonomous cars comes from the fact that “several hundred thousands of dollars” can be generated in revenue from the lifetime of one in comparison to an average $30,000 for one of its traditional vehicles. Executives from General Motors Co disclosed that the automaker is seeking approval from the U.S. government…