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German car companies colluded to fudge emission testing results
Published in Transportation


EC accuses BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen in hot water

The European Commission has accused German car companies of conspiring to limit emissions reduction technology in their diesel and gas vehicles.

BMW says electric cars will not be ready until 2020
Published in News


Tech not there for mass production yet

BMW  will not mass produce electric cars until 2020 because its current technology is not profitable enough to scale up for volume production, its chief executive said.

BMW screws up on software front
Published in News
Friday, 23 February 2018 18:38

BMW screws up on software front


It's easily done

German car giant BMW admitted today that it is going to have to recall 18,000 cars because of a software SNAFU.

Fiat cars will soon have Intel under the bonnet
Published in News


Self-driving alliance formed


BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with Fiat Chrysler to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world-leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.

Driverless taxis will lead self driving surge
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 16:18

Driverless taxis will lead self driving surge


I had that Bill Gates in the back of my taxi once

A report said that millions of professional drivers will lose their jobs as self driving vehicles make their debut.

Nvidia doing well in automotive
Published in Graphics
Friday, 05 August 2016 14:55

Nvidia doing well in automotive


Auto cash flowing into the graphics card maker

The driverless car market is expected to grow to $42 billion by 2025 and Nvidia has a cunning plan to grab as much of that market as possible with its current automotive partnerships.

Intel shrinks the IDF die
Published in News
Monday, 11 July 2016 17:18

Intel shrinks the IDF die


Opinion
 Don't say who farted


Reports suggest that Intel will only have two so-called “keynote speeches” at its Developer Forum this year - one from CEO Brian Krzanich and the other with Data Centre manager Diane Bryant.

Apple’s car talks with BMW and Daimler fail
Published in News


Looks like the Germans would not obey orders

Last year it was reported that Apple was going to change the world with its super-cool, game changing car which was set to be made by BMW and Daimler.

Qualcomm wirelessly charges BMW safety car
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 12:24

Qualcomm wirelessly charges BMW safety car


Wirelessly charges BMW 8i Safety car

Qualcomm Technologies has launched its new Official Safety Car for season two of the FIA's Formula E Championship.

Apple plans to make BMW i3 its car
Published in News
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:44

Apple plans to make BMW i3 its car


It is dull, ugly, pointless and German let's make it even more expensive

The Apple rumour mill was all a whirl after word leaked out that Apple is choosing BMW for its first electric smart car.