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Meta and BMW Seek to Solve In-Car VR
Meta and BMW Seek to Solve In-Car VR
May 17, 2023  |  Connected Economy

Meta and BMW say they’ve made a breakthrough in their car-based virtual reality project. The two companies on Wednesday (May 17) announced an update to their partnership, formed in 2021,...

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Augmented Reality Helps German Automakers Drive Future of Connected Vehicles
Augmented Reality Helps German Automakers Drive Future of Connected Vehicles
February 09, 2023  |  Connected Economy

The latest concept cars from BMW and Audi look to the future of in-car displays. Concept cars have long been a way for vehicle makers...

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Stripe Nearing Fundraise Valuing It at $55B-$60B
Stripe Nearing Fundraise Valuing It at $55B-$60B
January 30, 2023  |  Platform Payments

Stripe is reportedly nearing a deal to raise $3 billion from its existing investors. The Information reported Monday (Jan. 30) that the deal would value...

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Rolls-Royce Says Continued Luxury Demand Fuels Record Sales
Rolls-Royce Says Continued Luxury Demand Fuels Record Sales
January 09, 2023  |  Retail

Rolls-Royce says it sees no sign of a slowdown in demand for its high-end vehicles. The British automaker said Monday (Jan. 9) that it enjoyed...

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5G Steers Forklifts, Robots at BMW, Ford Factories
5G Steers Forklifts, Robots at BMW, Ford Factories
July 22, 2022  |  Technology

As the combination of 5G and autonomous technology looks to transform transportation and production in many venues, the early adopters include automakers’ warehouses and production...

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Over-the-Air Updates Add Functions to Millions of Vehicles
Over-the-Air Updates Add Functions to Millions of Vehicles
May 26, 2022  |  Transportation

Making the most of their ability to deliver over-the-air (OTA) updates to a growing number of cars, automakers continue to add new features to the...

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Penske UK Subsidiary Acquires 3 BMW MINI Dealers, Collision Center
Penske UK Subsidiary Acquires 3 BMW MINI Dealers, Collision Center
April 01, 2022  |  Retail

Sytner Group, the U.K. subsidiary of international transportation services company Penske Automotive Group, has acquired three BMW MINI dealerships and a collision center in the...

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5G, eSIM Turn Cars Into Cellphones, WiFi Hotspots
5G, eSIM Turn Cars Into Cellphones, WiFi Hotspots
March 23, 2022  |  Connected Economy

Making and receiving phone calls, streaming content, downloading software updates and serving as WiFi hotspot for other devices will increasingly be done by cars —...

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Connected Car Initiatives Rev Up at the High End
Connected Car Initiatives Rev Up at the High End
March 20, 2022  |  Connected Economy

It might make sense that the high-end, luxury vehicles are where we’ll see some torque in the development of the connected car. After all, someone somehow...

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