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Apple gets serious about self-driving cars

News | July 22nd, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Quietly, Apple is ramping up its automotive team. Over the last few months, the Cupertino-based electronics giant has been making high-profile hires from the automotive …

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BMW, Audi and Mercedes close to buy Nokia HERE mapping system

News | July 21st, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

According to Bloomberg and WSJ Nokia has found a buyer for its HERE mapping unit. The buyers are BMW, Audi and Mercedes who will reportedly …

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Tesla Model S Gets “Ludicrous” Mode, 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds

News | July 18th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced today a new all-electric car, Model S P90D which comes with “Ludicrous Mode”. The updated Model S will do 0 …

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ALPINA looking into future hybrid cars

News | July 17th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The increasing success of hybrids and pure electric vehicles is forcing ALPINA to consider a future hybrid in their lineup. In recent years, the Buchloe-based …

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First hydrogen station with two types of refuelling technology opening in Munich

News | July 17th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

It is now possible to drive by fuel cell-powered car all the way from southern Germany to Lake Garda in Italy. The opening of the …

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Faraday Future – A New BMW/Tesla Fighter?

News | July 15th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

At the moment, in terms of electric vehicle technology, the biggest rival to BMW is Tesla. Tesla has been the leader in pure EVs for …

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IKEA Canada to offer free electric charging at their stores

News | July 15th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The world’s largest furniture retailer, IKEA, announces that all of their twelve Canadian stores will receive electric charging stations. The Level 2 charging stations will …

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BMW’s partner Brilliance China Warns of 40% Decline in Profit

News | July 14th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW’s China joint venture partner, Brilliance, said today it expects first-half net income to fall about 40 percent. The decline is attributed to the troubling …

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BMW Group sales rose 8 percent in June 2015

News | July 9th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW Group sales continue to grow with 208,813 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand vehicles delivered to customers in June, an increase of 8.0% compared with …

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Daimler, BMW, and Audi having difficulties reaching an agreement with Nokia

News | July 9th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Reuters reports that the German consortium – Daimler, BMW, and Audi – is having difficulties reaching an agreement over the sale price and structure of …

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