GM taps into Canada's nerds, 'crappy' weather

It seems the Great White North is a blessing for those conducting automotive research and development.

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BMW fights back against Mercedes with biggest model launch to date

BMW plans the biggest rollout of new and revamped models in its history as the automaker fights back after losing the luxury sales crown to Mercedes.

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BMW fights back against Mercedes with biggest model launch to date

BMW plans the biggest rollout of new and revamped models in its history as the automaker fights back after losing the luxury sales crown to Mercedes. Over the next two years, BMW will unveil 40 variants as CEO Harald Krueger seeks to revitalize growth after profitability fell to a six-year low in 2016.


An invention that sparked a backlash

In the second episode of Season 2 of our “Futurismo” podcast, we tell the story of one safety technology and how it rose from obscurity to a national mandate within years


Wake up! Your supplier's plant is on fire!

Somewhere in the world this month, a typhoon might delay a shipment of auto parts. A violent mob could shut a supplier's factory, or a faraway boardroom spat might halt a critical product investment.


Nvidia self-driving partnerships detailed

Last week, Nvidia spelled out details of two partnerships it has for its self-driving computer chips: one deal with in which Robert Bosch GmbH that will use Nvidia's chips to power its self-driving supercomputer, and one with truckmaker Paccar to make self-driving vehicles.

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