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BMW & Baidu End Joint Research On Self-Driving Cars

11/18/2016, Not all partnerships last forever, which is why it doesn’t really come as a complete surprise to learn that BMW and Baidu’s partnership on self-driving car research has come to an end, according to a report from Reuters in which both companies have...

Mini Unveils The Countryman S E Hybrid Vehicle

11/16/2016, If you’re a fan of the Mini cars but wish there was a hybrid or electric version, whether it’s because you are trying to get better mileage or maybe you just want to do your part for the environment, you’ll be pleased to learn that at the LA Auto...

BMW Car Sharing Service Expanded To Brooklyn

11/15/2016, BMW is now expanding its ReachNow car sharing service outside of the West Coast. The service was launched in Seattle earlier this year and later arrived in Portland. BMW today announced that an initial fleet of 250 ReachNow cars will be available to users...

More EV Charging Networks Planned For US Highways

11/07/2016, Electric vehicles today have certainly come a long way from what they used to be several years ago. Not only has their range improved, but there are more EV charging stations made available, meaning that you won’t always need to be so meticulous about...

BMW’s 2017 5 Series Will Feature Wireless CarPlay Support

10/13/2016, One of the benefits of having a Bluetooth infotainment system is that it almost requires no action from your part. Once it’s paired, all users have to do is get in the car, turn it on, and they’re good to go. This is versus existing CarPlay systems in...

Tesla Dominates Luxury Car Sales In The US

10/13/2016, Turn back the clock 10 years and the idea of electric cars dominating the roads would seem quite ludicrous. This is because back then, charging stations were few and far in between, and the range offered by electric cars back then was pretty much...

BMW’s Motorcycle Concept Won’t Require Riders To Wear A Helmet

10/13/2016, Wearing a helmet is pretty much a necessity when it comes to riding a motorbike. This is to protect the rider in the event of a crash where at the very least their heads will be protected. However what if in the future vehicles and motorbikes were smart...

You Can Now Use Your Amazon Echo To Lock/Unlock Your BMW

10/07/2016, The Amazon Echo and its Alexa voice assistant platform can do many things. It can call you an Uber, it can read to you, it can tell you the weather, it can even order you a pizza when you’re hungry. Now it looks like if you own a BMW, Alexa will be able...

BMW X3 And Mini To Get Electric Versions

10/03/2016, Conventional car manufacturers are racing to establish a footing in the all-electric car market and BMW certainly does not want to be left behind. The company confirmed last week that it’s going to release an all-electric version of the BMW X3...

German Carmakers Share Real Time Data To Help Find Parking Spots

09/26/2016, Finding a parking spot can prove to be tricky sometimes, especially if it’s somewhere you’re unfamiliar with, or if it is in a particularly popular area/mall. Apps to help you find parking aren’t new, and recently we’ve seen navigation apps such...

BMW Reportedly Making Big Shift To Electric Cars

09/12/2016, Tesla is one of the best-known manufacturers of all-electric cars right now. It has already unveiled its $35,000 mass-market Model 3 electric car and that appears to have conventional car makers worried. We’re now seeing companies like Mercedes-Benz...

Amazon Echo Will Soon Lock Your BMW’s Doors For You

08/10/2016, How cool would it be if you could just give out a command and your car’s doors were locked automatically? Sure, you could press that button on the key fob and it will take less than a second, but giving out commands seems so much fun. Perhaps this...

BMW Takes A Swing At Tesla Model 3 In Latest Commercial

08/08/2016, Tesla has done a good job of driving the hype around electric cars even though it has faced problems in delivering its cars on time. That difficulty is what BMW has exploited in its latest commercial which takes a swing at the Tesla Model 3 and fears that...