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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...
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EV automaker Rivian partners with Samsung SDI in battery cell supply deal

Rivian, the Amazon-backed EV manufacturer aiming to bring an electric pickup to market later this year, has partnered with Samsung SDI as its battery cell supplier, the company said Monday. The two companies did not disclose the value of the deal or its term length, but in a statement released Monday Rivian said it had been working with Samsung SDI “throughout the vehicle development process.” Rivian pointed out that its anticipated R1T pickup and R1S SUV, which Rivian calls “adventure vehicles,...
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BMW and PG&E team up to prepare the electric grid for millions of EVs

BMW Group and California utility Pacific Gas & Electric are rolling out the next phase of a pilot that aims to test — and learn — how electric vehicles could support the integration of renewable energy on the electric grid. The ChargeForward program, now entering its third phase, is open to PG&E customers who drive a BMW electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Around 3,000 drivers can sign up to voluntarily to allow their vehicle to be “smart charged” when electricity demand is low and ren...
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Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt receives a $14 billion order from VW

Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturer which raised $1 billion in financing from investors led by Goldman Sachs and Volkswagen back in 2019, has signed a massive $14 billion battery order with VW for the next 10 years. The big buy clears up some questions about where Volkswagen will be getting the batteries for its huge push into electric vehicles, which will see the automaker reach production capacity of 1.5 million electric vehicles by 2025. The deal will not only see Northvolt become the...
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Eying sustainability gains for its supply chain, BMW backs Boston Metal’s CO2-free iron production tech

BMW has joined the cohort of investors that are backing Boston Metal’s carbon dioxide-free production technology for steel. The Boston-based startup had targeted a $50 million raise earlier in the year, as TechCrunch reported, and BMW’s addition closes out that round, according to a person familiar with the company. Looking to decarbonize the metal industry, Bill Gates-backed Boston Metal raises $50 million Through a commitment from BMW iVentures, the automaker’s investment arm, Boston M...
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BMW cars to benefit from new Radioplayer partnership

Radioplayer’s metadata and interface will be used in BMW cars from next year following a new partnership between the two organisations. The deal means a better radio experience for BMW drivers including high-resolution station logos on the screen. As part of the new agreement, BMW Group, Radioplayer, and its network of broadcasters from around the world will shape future development of the “smart radio” experience. Michael Hill, Radioplayer Managing Director said: “We’re delighted and extreme...
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Five important features that set the new BMW X6 apart from other cars

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the original version here.Coupe-bodied SUVs combine two worlds. The generous, raised body means great comfort and versatility, while the sloping roofline adds dynamism to the silhouette and draws attention among traditional-looking competitors. The BMW X6 has en...
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BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair

On Tuesday, BMW announced it would be partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a cloud-based IT solution allowing it to integrate data and analytics into literally every aspect of the business “from vehicle development to after-sales services.” The automaker said data will now be shifted around liberally between business units and operations in […] The post BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair [Updated]

On Tuesday, BMW announced it would be partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a cloud-based IT solution allowing it to integrate data and analytics into literally every aspect of the business “from vehicle development to after-sales services.” The automaker said data will now be shifted around liberally between business units and operations in […] The post BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair [Updated] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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BMW's Mini created a futuristic concept electric car that looks like a living room inside and has seats that can turn into a daybed

The Mini Vision Urbanaut. BMW Group BMW Group's Mini has unveiled an electric Mini Vision Urbanaut, a concept "retreat" living room on wheels. The futuristic concept vehicle's interior layout can transform depending on "Mini moment" selected. When the car is parked, the dashboard can turn into a daybed, to name just one of the lounging-related aspects included inside the concept electric vehicle. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. BMW Group's Mini has unveiled the Mini Vis...
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BMW just unveiled its flagship electric SUV with 500 horsepower and 300 miles of range coming in 2022 — see the iX

BMW iX. BMW BMW unveiled its new iX SUV Wednesday — it'll be the brand's flagship electric vehicle.  The SUV claims more than 300 miles of range, more than 500 horsepower, and a 0-60-mph time of under five seconds.  It goes into production in late 2021.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. BMW hasn't launched a new electric vehicle in the US in quite some time.It brought the i3 hatchback to market seven years ago when the mainstream EV market was still in its earliest stage...
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BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 – The Urban Mobility of the Future

Even if Motorrad is BMW`s hardcore division that creates great bikes, it seems that it is in tune with the growing mobility trend and started to create exquisite all sorts of electric means of transport that would ease the way people commute in the urban areas. One such fine example is the recently launched Motorrad Definition CE 04, which might be regarded as the perfect electric mobility in the scooter segment. Its design is mind-blowing, while its architecture sets the new trend in u...
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BMW Considers Joint Mobility Venture With Daimler

Despite every manufacturer on the planet eager to inject mobility services into the business, the array of programs that encompasses has yet to establish itself as a reliable source of revenue. Frankly, the whole thing seems like a gigantic money pit for the industry made worse by how loosely the term is defined. Customer data […] The post BMW Considers Joint Mobility Venture With Daimler appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The 50 most attractive employers for business students around the world

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a developers conference. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Employer branding company Universum just released this year's World's Most Attractive Employers. For the 12th annual ranking, Universum surveyed students from the 12 biggest economies to find out what kind of employers they would like to work for upon graduation. Find out which employers business students across the globe aspire to work for.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Business stud...
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LAPD’s Green Fleet Goes Back On Sale

In 2014, Mayor Eric Garcetti wanted to show Los Angeles that he would take an active role in spearheading “environmental justice,” announcing several initiatives to combat the city’s notorious air pollution. One of those efforts involved transitioning government-owned fleets towards battery power and hybridization. By the following year, the LAPD announced it was ready to […] The post LAPD’s Green Fleet Goes Back On Sale appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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BMW Launches 3-Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ in India at INR 42.50 Lakh

BMW Group has today launched the new BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo ?Shadow Edition?...
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BMW to sell all-electric versions of its 5 Series sedan and X1 SUV

BMW said it will offer the all-electric versions of X1 compact SUV and the 5 Series as part of the German automaker’s plans to have 25 electrified models in its portfolio by 2023. BMW didn’t say exactly when an all-electric X1 or 5 Series might be available (TechCrunch reached out and will update if we get an answer). The all-electric drive train will be one of four options to buyers of the BMW X1 and BMW 5 Series vehicles. The sedan and SUV are also available as a plug-in hybrid as well as dies...
Tags: Transportation, China, Tech, Automotive, United States, Electric Vehicles, Epa, Bmw, BMW Group, Gran Coupe


BMW Debuts iX3: iNext, Please

BMW revealed the production version of the iX3 crossover this week, adhering as closely to the 2018 concept as possible. More aerodynamic than your standard X3 and adorned with visual cues hinting at its status as a zero-emissions vehicle, Bavaria’s newest electric seems adequate transportation for those with modest expectations. But this is supposed to […] The post BMW Debuts iX3: iNext, Please appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, Bmw, Bavaria, EVs, BMW Group, X3, News Blog, BMW iX3


BMW Looks to Shed About 6,000 Positions, Ends AV Partnership With Mercedes

Bavaria-based BMW says it aims to cut roughly 6,000 positions from its lineup on account of coronavirus complications. Times are tough and the manufacturer needs to tighten its belt, just like many of its peers. The alley-oop that precedes the slam dunking of these jobs into the wastebasket will be tempting retirement packages for those […] The post BMW Looks to Shed About 6,000 Positions, Ends AV Partnership With Mercedes appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Daily Crunch: Microsoft acquires CyberX

Microsoft acquires a security startup, Canva raises $60 million and Apple kicks off a virtual WWDC. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 22, 2020. 1. Microsoft confirms acquisition of CyberX to boost security in its Azure IoT business Microsoft announced today that it’s acquiring CyberX, a security startup that focuses on detecting, stopping and predicting security breaches on Internet of Things networks and the networks of large industrial organizations. Terms of the deal are not being dis...
Tags: Apple, Security, Fundings & Exits, Microsoft, Tech, Virgin Galactic, Spike Lee, Canva, Pacific, Space Station, Frank Lloyd Wright, BMW Group, Mercedes Benz AG, BMW Mercedes Benz, CyberX, Daily Crunch


BMW, Mercedes Benz end ‘long term’ automated driving alliance, for now

BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz AG have punted on what was meant to be a long term collaboration to develop next-generation automated driving technology together, less than a year after announcing the agreement. The German automakers called the break up “mutual and amicable” and have each agreed to concentrate on their existing development paths. Those new paths may include working with new or current partners. The two companies also emphasized that cooperation may be resumed at a later date. The pa...
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BMW joins UECC GoodFuels ro-ro trial

In Germany, after having announced their three-month biofuel trial, leading short sea shipowner UECC and the GoodShipping Program have now partnered with premium car manufacturer BMW Group to continue to test marine Bio Fuel-Oil (BFO) on UECC’s ‘roll-on, roll-off’ (ro-ro) car carrying vessels. BMW Group joins UECC and the GoodShipping Program in the previously announced trial, where BFO is being tested on UECC’s 140m, 2,080-vehicle carrier M/V Autosky. By covering the fuel premium for a biofuel ...
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Kapten merges with parent company Free Now, starts restructuring plan

French ride-hailing company Chauffeur-Privé rebranded to Kapten just last year. At the time, the company had big expansion plans to compete with Uber in Europe across multiple markets. But Kapten is now going to merge with Free Now, another app from the same company — following this move, there will be a restructuring plan. Kapten has had a rough corporate journey, so fasten your seat belt. Daimler AG acquired Kapten back in December 2017. More recently, Daimler AG and BMW Group agreed to mer...
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Coming to the U.S. Next Month: 2021 Mini Sidewalk Edition

Mini says it will ship its Sidewalk Edition convertible to the United States next month. Apparently, no one told BMW Group that the country is currently navigating a situation that might not encourage the sale of open-air automobiles. Still, it’s an interesting little car that holds some measure of appeal to those seeking the laid-back California […] The post Coming to the U.S. Next Month: 2021 Mini Sidewalk Edition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The BMW Concept i4 gets us closer to what’s coming in 2021

BMW unveiled Tuesday a concept version of its upcoming i4, an all-electric four-door Gran Coupe with an estimated EPA range of 270 miles and the ability to produce 530 horsepower, pushing it past its high-performance M3 combustion vehicle. The i4 concept vehicle, which was unveiled online because the Geneva International Motor Show was cancelled due to the coronavirus, is slated to enter production in 2021. BMW has been talking about and teasing what would follow its i3 electric vehicle for awhi...
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Brexit Complications Reportedly Delay Next Mini

BMW Group has delayed the development of a next-generation Mini Cooper, citing a need to reduce cost and comfortably navigate Britain’s trade relations with the European Union after Brexit. Considering Europe has had since June of 2016 (when the referendum took place) to figure all this out, it feels silly that the region is still in […] The post Brexit Complications Reportedly Delay Next Mini appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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All the things carmakers say they'll accomplish with their future electric vehicles between now and 2030

Last year saw numerous developments in the electric-vehicle space, from manufacturers like Tesla, Ford, and Porsche.  In addition to the developments, carmakers made claims about how fast they'll be introducing new electric and hybrid vehicles over the next few years — partially in response to tightening efficiency and emissions standards.  Some manufacturers have revised their earlier estimates and are planning to reach electrification targets sooner than expected.  Visit Business Insider's h...
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Rolls-Royce's CEO on how the brand increased sales by 25% in 2019, and preparing to electrify the world's most famous luxury car brand

Rolls-Royce posted a huge sales increase for 2019, selling 25% more vehicles than in 2018. It was a record result, following 2018's record. The surge was driven by the Cullinan, Rolls-Royce's first SUV. CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös spoke to Business Insider about the results, the brand's expectations for the future and for China, and about Rolls Royce's plan to market a full-electric vehicle in the coming decade. Sign up for Business Insider's transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more...
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Rolls-Royce's CEO on how the brand increased sales by 25% in 2019, and what it's doing to prepare for its first electric car

Rolls-Royce posted a huge sales increase for 2019, selling 25% more vehicles than in 2018. It was a record result, following 2018's record. The surge was driven by the Cullinan, Rolls-Royce's first SUV. CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös spoke to Business Insider about the results, the brand's expectations for the future and for China, and about Rolls Royce's plan to market a full-electric vehicle in the coming decade. Sign up for Business Insider's transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more...
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Fire TV Edition expands to more soundbars, plus cars, cable boxes and more

Amazon’s Fire TV Edition, the version of Fire TV that now powers over 150 Fire TV Edition smart TVs as a competitor to Roku TV, is expanding to more devices besides just the television. Today, Amazon announced a new Fire TV Edition that’s capable of powering soundbars and being integrated into autos, plus versions designed for operators and certified solution providers. The company’s ambitions for Fire TV to become a more expansive platform were already known. Amazon this past fall introduced...
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