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BMW Projected AI-Generated Art Onto Its Cars for New Campaign

BMW is turning its cars into a canvas for a robot artist as part of a new campaign that makes use of cutting-edge creative AI. The German auto brand and agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners trained a machine learning system on more than 50,000 paintings, spanning 900 years of history, and tasked it with creating...
Tags: Advertising, Artificial Intelligence, Bmw, Emerging Tech, Goodby Silverstein Partners


BMW Art Cars Exhibited

BMW art cars debuted today, using artificial intelligence (AI) software to generate new works of art. In conjunction with Frieze New York, the fair takes place in Manhattan from May 5 – 9, 2021. Frieze New York has works of art from over 60 galleries, mainly located in New York. A viewing room with over 160 […] The post BMW Art Cars Exhibited appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Art, New York, Design, Technology, Media, Germany, Advertising, Marketing, Events, Artificial Intelligence, Luxury, Manhattan, Autos, Bmw, Ai, Sales And Marketing


Wonderful or Worrying? 2019 KTM 790 Adventure 12,000 Miles Review

Table of Contents Introduction KTM 790 Adventure Spec Sheet I Put My Money Down The KTM 790 Adventure S and R Model KTM 790 Adventure Add-Ons Break-In Period Out On The Road KTM 790 Button and Functions Modifications KTM My Ride App Final Thoughts Introduction In 2018, I did a long-term review of the exciting and class-defining Kawasaki Ninja H2SX SE. It was an in-depth look at that superb motorcycle over 10,000 hard miles (16,000 km). I still think it’s an underrated motorcycle despite hav...
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Ford and BMW drop the dollar on solid-state EV batteries

Following Volkswagen Group and Toyota, Ford and BMW are investing big in solid-state battery tech, which promises to be a game changer for EVs. Back in 2019, Ford had already put some money down on the US solid-battery firm Solid Power, but now together with BMW they made an investment of $130 million. And that’s not all. The investment group also includes Volta Energy Technologies, a venture capital firm that partners with the US Energy Department’s Argonne Laboratory to explore energy storage ...
Tags: Startups, US, Ford, Bmw, Shift, Volkswagen Group, US Energy Department, Toyota Ford, Solid Power, Volta Energy Technologies, Argonne Laboratory


Ford, BMW lead Solid Power’s $130M Series B round

A Solid Power manufacturing engineer holds two 20 ampere hour (Ah) all solid-state battery cells for the BMW Group and Ford Motor Company. The 20 ampere hour (Ah) all solid-state battery cells were produced on Solid Power’s Colorado-based pilot production line. Source: Solid Power. Solid state battery systems have long been considered the next breakthrough in battery technology, with multiple startups vying to be the first to commercialization. Automakers have been some of the top investors in...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Colorado, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Bmw, Volkswagen, Ford Motor Company, BMW Group, McKenna, General Motors Ford, SSB, Mark Harris, Ford BMW, Solid State Batteries


Ford and BMW lead $130 million round in EV battery start-up Solid Power

Solid-state batteries don't use the liquid electrolyte found in lithium-ion batteries for today's EVs. They can be lighter and provide...
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BMW X5 3.0 Sport | Shed of the Week

'Not perfect' just means it has potential, right?
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Tesco denies car wash liability after man's BMW left 'shattered' and 'completely undriveable' - Teesside Live

Tesco denies car wash liability after man's BMW left 'shattered' and 'completely undriveable'   Teesside Live
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BMW 520i (E39) | Spotted

The E39 5 Series is 25 years old this year - here's just the thing to celebrate with
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Tokyo Drifter: A Yamaha XV750 street tracker from Japan

Forty years ago, Yamaha made a brief foray into the flat track scene in the States with its XV750 race bike. Like most go-fast, turn-left machines, it was a bit of a looker—and provided inspiration for this phenomenal street tracker from Takashi Nihira. Nihira-san runs Wedge Motorcycle, one of the top Japanese custom shops. He’s won multiple awards at the Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show and was tapped by BMW to participate in their G310R custom project. This XV750 is a commission, from a cust...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Usa, UK, Motorcycles, Tokyo, Bmw, States, Firestone, Hitachi, Exif, Ama, Yamaha, Brembo, Kellermann, SunStar


Speed Read, 25 April 2021

We’re kicking things off this week with a chic Triumph Street Twin from FCR Original. We’ve also got a BMW R nineT from Gas & Oil, a Yamaha XT600 street tracker, Arai’s new ECE 22.06 approved helmet, and a look inside Thronton Hundred’s workshop. Triumph Street Twin by FCR Original Thanks to its mag wheels and upswept exhausts, the Street Twin is the least retro-looking motorcycle in Triumph’s range of modern classics. But this custom from the French shop FCR Original has such a classic vi...
Tags: Czech Republic, Motorcycles, Bmw, Ama, Yamaha, Olivier, Thornton, Sharon, Monza, Jody, MIPS, Didier, ECE, Arai, Gas Oil, FCR


Automotif CCXI...

Oh, hey, look! It's the new (G42 series) BMW M440i! Hey, that's a pretty slick-looking ride from the side... Let's walk around to the front of the car and see what's shakin' up there... EWW! It looks, to steal a line from my friend TC, like a Mustang had sex with a naked mole rat. That, or some sort of angry cyborg attack beaver. That snout is going to take some getting used to, not gonna lie. I realize that, thanks to Audi and Lexus, great gaping maws of grille up front are the style of...
Tags: Guns, Bmw, Audi, Mercedes, Tam, Zoom zoom, Automotif, Lincoln Continentals


Brembos On Blackwings: Inside Cadillac’s First-Ever Carbon-Ceramic Braking System

The 2022 CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing are the highest-performing vehicles from Cadillac, particularly the latter with its hand-built 668-horsepower supercharged V8. The brainiacs at General Motors have a long and cherished history of concocting glorious V8 powerplants. But for vehicles like the newest Blackwings, having oodles of power is just part of the equation. Setting The Stage We sat down for a chat with Daniel Sandberg, President and CEO at Brembo North America, host of the...
Tags: California, Washington, General Motors, Power, Magazine, Gm, Autos, Bmw, Motorsports, Blackwing, Cadillac, Daytona, Brembo, IMSA, Sandberg, Brembo North America


Gurdial Dhalliwal death: Luton driver jailed after mounting pavement

Hassan Javaid ran off after his BMW mounted a pavement and struck a 74-year-old grandfather.
Tags: News, Bmw, Luton, Gurdial Dhalliwal, Hassan Javaid


Audi S5 Sportback vs BMW 3 Series M340i – Acceleration Comparison

Fine blend of style, performance, and practicality is a lot to ask for. The...
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It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car

Filed under: Acura,Audi,BMW,Car Buying,Convertible,Coupe,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance,Supercars,Sedan Continue reading It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Supercars, Car Buying, Autos, Bmw, Performance, Audi, Best Deals, Hybrid, Convertible, Coupe, Acura, Sedan, Acura Audi, Car Values, Biggest Discount


Apple's Digital Car Key Feature Set to Gain U1 Ultra Wideband Support With Mid-2021 Spec Update

The Car Connectivity Consortium today announced that its Digital Key 3.0 specification with support for Ultra Wideband and Bluetooth LE connectivity will be made available to members like Apple by the middle of 2021. At WWDC 2020, Apple introduced a new NFC-based digital Car Key feature that allows users to unlock and start their vehicle by holding a compatible iPhone or Apple Watch near the driver-side door. Similar to credit cards and boarding passes, digital car keys are stored in the Wal...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Nfc, Bmw, North America, Bluetooth Low Energy, Digital Key, Digital Key Release, CarKey, Ultra Wideband, Ultra Wideband Digital Key, Car Connectivity Consortium Apple


BMW X5 Le Mans | PH Footnote

21 years ago BMW stuffed a 700hp V12 into a one-off X5 - the SUV was never the same again
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2021 BMW M3 and M4 Competition xDrives Arrive Soon

BMW’s 2021 M3 and M4 Competition cars, both endowed with xDrive all-wheel-drive, will arrive in August. Four hundred and seventy-nine lb-ft of torque is on tap. As BMW explains, both cars have three driving modes, the first being 4WD or default. While rear-wheel biased, the focus is on traction and handling. 4WD Sport, the second […] The post 2021 BMW M3 and M4 Competition xDrives Arrive Soon appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Design, Technology, Germany, Marketing, Quality, Autos, Bmw, Consolidation, Ultimate Driving Machine, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Xdrive, Tuners, Rare Rides, Platform Sharing


Chinese Demand, Higher Prices Boost BMW's First-Quarter Earnings

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW's first-quarter earnings bounced back more strongly than expected from a pandemic-ravaged first three months of last year...
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BMW Patents Gesture Tech for Motorcycles

BMW is looking to bring a more innovative approach to making adjustments on the go. They patented gesture controls that will use sensors located on motorcycle handlebars per the drawings.  This new patented technology will get commands from the movements of the rider’s fingers while in the saddle. The drawing shows sensors located either on the handguards or on the bottom of the rear-view mirrors.  The concept was developed to allow riders to keep both hands on the handlebars – insuring the...
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Bmw, BMW Motorrad, New Gear & Technologies, BMW patent, BMW Gesture Control


Why we often push vacation days into the next year - and how companies can cleverly solve the problem

Taking a break from the job is important. Especially in difficult times, we need the opportunity to do so. Many employees take their residual vacation with them into the following year, although this leads to disadvantages in companies - for example, in the event of staff shortages. A working time expert recommends multi-stage vacation planning and equating the calendar year with the vacation year. That reduces stress for everyone involved. See more stories on Insider's business page. This ...
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General Motors leads $139 million investment into lithium-metal battery developer, SES

General Motors is joining the list of big automakers picking their horses in the race to develop better batteries for electric vehicles with its lead of a $139 million investment into the lithium-metal battery developer, SES. Volkswagen has QuantumScape; Ford has invested in SolidPower (along with Hyundai and BMW); and now with SES’ big backing from General Motors most of the big American and European automakers have placed their bets. “We are beyond R&D development,” said SES chief executive Hu...
Tags: Iphone, Energy, TC, Singapore, America, Tech, General-motors, Tesla, Ses, Ford, Gm, Electricity, Bmw, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Semiconductor


Stockport crash: Man dies after car refuses to stop for police

The man, in his 20s, died when a Fiat Punto crashed into a BMW and two unoccupied parked cars.
Tags: News, Bmw, Fiat Punto


BMW Aiming for Quarter of China Sales to Be Electric Vehicles by 2025

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - German automaker BMW is aiming for a quarter of its sales in China to be pure battery electric vehicles by 2025, its China...
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2022 BMW M3, M4 Competition xDrive Debut With Better Acceleration

BMW is introducing quicker versions of the M3 Sedan Competition and M4 Coupe Competition by adding xDrive, which vastly improves the...
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The new four-wheel-drive BMW M3 xDrive costs £77k

BMW has a penchant for throwing M3 curveballs, as we’ve explained, and here’s the latest – albeit less surprising – effort. This is the...
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Speed Read, 18 April 2021

This week we’ve got a racy SuperHawk from Australia, a sleek Sportster from Jakarta, news of Go Takamine’s hookup with Indian, and a seriously weird little ATV from Russia… Honda VTR1000F by Francis Von Tuto Australian-based builder Francis Von Tuto is heading back to his Italian homeland. We loved his CBR600RR a couple of months ago, and he’s now signing off with this VTR1000F Firestorm sportbike—a model better known to riders in the US as the SuperHawk. It’s a 1998 spec bike, which arri...
Tags: Australia, Russia, US, Motorcycles, Brisbane, Bmw, Francis, Barnett, Jakarta, Exif, Yamaha, Evo, Jakarata, Carey Hart, VTR, Paul Cox


The 19 electric vehicles you can buy new right now, from Mini's $30,000 hatchback to Porsche's $185,000 super sedan

The Mustang Mach-E is Ford's first mass-market electric vehicle. Ford There are more electric options on the market than ever before. The nearly 20 EVs you can buy new today range in price from under $30,000 to well over $100,000. Some have a range of under 200 miles, while others can travel more than 400 miles between fill-ups. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's never been a better time to shop for an electric vehicle.Right now there are 19 new battery-pow...
Tags: US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Porsche, Ford, Jaguar, Epa, Bmw, Volkswagen, Audi, Nissan, Mercedes, Hyundai, Volvo, Chevy Bolt


2022 Audi Q4 e-tron & Q4 Sportback e-tron: Opening New Doors to EV Ownership

German automaker Audi is courting mainstream EV buyers with its newest all-electric crossovers: The 2022 Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron. They are the first electric Audi vehicles to utilize parent company Volkswagen’s MEB platform, the same architecture underpinning the VW ID.3 (not coming to America) and ID.4 crossover (which is here now). Both the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron are mechanically identical, with the only differences being styling and aerodynamics. The Q4 e-tron has...
Tags: Europe, Cars, America, Research, Vw, Autos, Epa, Bmw, Volkswagen, Audi, Ford Mustang Mach, Sportback, MMI, Dinamica, U S Audi, Alvin Reyes