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BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple’s CarPlay

01/16/2018, These days it’s not uncommon to see more carmakers offer their customers options when it comes to smart infotainment systems, such as CarPlay or Android Auto, or sometimes the carmaker’s own system. However it seems that BMW wants to charge customers...

BMW Wireless Charging Pad Headed To The U.S.

01/16/2018, BMW offers a wide range of plug-in electric cars and owners can charge by obviously plugging them in. However, the company has been working on alternate methods of charging its vehicles and one includes a wireless charging pad. The BMW Wireless Charging...

BMW Teams Up With Solid Power For Solid-State Batteries

12/18/2017, BMW is heavily interested in the future of the automotive industry and that’s not surprising at all. The company has made a string of investments recently to advance its self-driving and electric car technologies. The company has now announced that...


BMW Spending $118 Million On A Track For Self-Driving Cars

12/17/2017, BMW is really digging deep into its pockets to keep up with the rapid changes in the automotive industry. The company recently revealed that it’s going to invest $240 million to build more efficient electric car batteries. The company has now said...

BMW Envisions A Future Where Electric Bikes Have Dedicated Lanes

11/27/2017, While electric and self-driving cars are certainly the future that we are headed towards, let’s not forget that not all of us have the means, luxury, or the necessity to own a car in the first place. For example Singapore has recently announced that...

BMW To Bring Alexa Voice Controls To Its Cars Next Year

09/27/2017, It is no secret that Google and Apple are interesting in getting their services and technologies into cars, which has led to the creation of Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto. However it seems that both companies can expect to compete with the likes...

BMW Says That Car Keys Could Eventually Be Replaced By Mobile Apps

09/17/2017, Our car keys over the years have evolved where these days there are cars that can start in non-traditional ways, such as using a car, pressing a button, and so on. However could it be that eventually we might get to a point where we could start our cars...

BMW Reveals All-Electric Mini Concept

08/30/2017, There’s no denying the fact that electric cars are going to be a big part of the future. Major auto manufacturers have realized that which is why they’re jumping on the bandwagon as well. BMW has now revealed an all-electric concept of its...

Microsoft And BMW Bring Skype To Cars

07/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s expanding its partnership with BMW to bring Skype to the German manufacturer’s cars. Skype for Business will now get a place in BMW’s iDrive system. This functionality will enable BMW owners to attend...

BMW Unveils New Zero-Emission Concept Motorcycle

05/28/2017, BMW has unveiled its new concept zero-emission motorcycle at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017. The new concept is inspired by BMW’s Motorrad Vision Next 100 and is called the BMW Motorrad Concept Link. The company says that the concept...

BMW To Add 100 EV Charging Stations To US National Parks

04/19/2017, What could be more green that installing electric vehicle charging stations at a national park, right? Turns out that’s pretty much what BMW is doing as the company has officially turned on an EV charger that they have installed at the Thomas Edison...

BMW Android Auto Support Ruled Out

03/01/2017, Car manufacturers are increasingly integrating infotainment systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to ensure that their customers have access to the system of their choice. However, there are some manufacturers who opt for one or the other and not...

BMW Brings Cortana To Cars

01/04/2017, Microsoft’s Cortana digital personal assistant was launched a couple of years ago. It’s available on Windows-powered smartphones, laptops, tablets, and even gaming consoles. It hasn’t really made its way to the car as yet but the company...