Eco boat to join epic world race

A German sailor is striving to compete in the 2020 solo round-the-world Vendée Globe race in an emission-free boat which produces its own energy. Skipper Boris Herrmann said the tech ambition of BMW and Torq...

BMW buzzed by drone racing league

Drone tech has made a number of headlines on these pages: for saving lives, supporting humanitarian efforts, spotting killer sharks, even as a replacement for wind turbines. But it's Friday, so let's look at...

Fiat joins self-driving club

Fiat Chrylser has announced it is joining an autonomous driving initiative led by BMW and Intel. The growing alliance brings together stakeholders united by their ambitions to accelerate the delivery of self...

BMW AR app launches on Google Play

|23 February 2017| Germany BMW i has launched its augmented reality (AR) product visualiser powered by Tango on Google Play. This let's customers explore and pre-configure their ideal BMW i3 or i8 any ...

Customers enter BMW i using AR

|12 January 2017| Germany Potential BMW i customers can check out the i3 or i8 via an interactive augmented reality (AR) experience. Its the first automotive brand to offer this and uses Tango, Google’...

BMW to harness power of cognitive computing

|15 December 2016| Germany IBM and the BMW Group are going to collaborate on how best to use Watson cognitive computing to personalise the driving experience. A team of researchers from BMW will work a...