Tag: BMW

Self-Parking Garages, Robovans, and More Car News This Week

U.S, the experts at WIRED Transportation: When you’re trying to get from A to B, navigational prowess is just as vital as power, speed, or efficiency, if not more so. And this week, we’ve got a lot of stories about folks (and machines) finding their way, whether they’re autonomous cars

Which Car Brands Make the Best Vehicles?

Subaru tops our brand rankings chart this year for the first time, jumping up six spots and knocking last year’s No. 1—Genesis—off its perch. This impressive performance was boosted by the Ascent (an all-new model), Crosstrek, and Forester SUVs sitting atop their respective categories. While BMW and Porsche have higher average road-test scores, Subaru’s strong predicted reliability and

Microsoft, BMW, Dell and Samsung back AI chipmaker Graphcore

Microsoft, BMW, Dell, and Samsung have just announced their intention to back the AI chipmaker Graphcore. Graphcore is a UK based company that is designing completely new kind of processor and software for AI and machine intelligence. The company just registered their first revenue earlier this year and has drawn

This Incredible ’80s and ’90s Car Collection Is Coming Up for Sale Next Year

If you’re into cool ’80s and ’90s cars as muchas we are, you’re going to love this news. RM Sotheby’s announced it will be auctioning off a massive 140-car collection full of automotive icons ranging from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. The cars will be spread across four

MERCEDES CHALLENGES TESLA WITH AN ALL-ELECTRIC SUV

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its first fully electric SUV today in Stockholm, the first in a long line of electric vehicles the automotive juggernaut will roll out over the coming years as part of its new EQ sub-brand. The EQC will run to 60 mph in under five seconds, go 200 miles between charges, and

Why BMW needs to own its customer experience from start to finish

For the last few years now, BMW has wrestled with the question of what it’ll mean to be a luxury car manufacturer in the age of electric cars, autonomous driving and rapidly changing — and increasing — customer expectations. What, after all, makes something the “ultimate driving machine” when the driver eventually stops