BMW

BMW

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Founded in 1998, the BMW Group Technology Office USA is located in Mountain View, California and currently employs a diverse team from multidisciplinary fields.
The office reflects the spirit of technological innovation embodied by its Silicon Valley setting, bringing together associates to work towards one common goal: the identification of new technologies and trends relevant to BMW, and their incorporation into new products as quickly as possible.
The Mountain View team works to ensure that BMW remains at the forefront of global trends and technology. The researchers and developers concentrate preliminary on Sustainability and Digitalization. That includes but isn't limited to future mobility concepts, smart grid and smart home, battery technology and powertrain topics, as well as sensor technologies, Big Data and machine learning, user experience concepts and highly automated driving.
The offices are easily accessible via the Bay Shore Freeway and are less than a mile from the water and green spaces of Shoreline Park.
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2024
22 Feb 2024

Tesla Adopts Interior Radar for Interior Monitoring

With the shift towards electric vehicles, end-users are becoming less concerned about traditional differentiators like engine horsepower and are placing greater emphasis on smart interior functions. This trend is compelling automotive OEMs to invest more efforts in enhancing interior features, thereby adding greater value to their products and distinguishing them from other vehicles.
19 Feb 2024

Altos: Cheaper 4D Imaging Radar

4D imaging radar represents the next generation of radar technologies for the automotive industry. They bring a significant performance boost necessary for highly autonomous cars but also bring a significant price increase compared to conventional models. Altos radar avoids using the most costly components found in most 4D imaging radars, allowing a substantial cost reduction.
16 Feb 2024

CES 2024 Showed that the Future of Cars will be Defined by AI

IDTechEx's new report, "Future Automotive Technologies 2024-2034: Applications, Megatrends, Forecasts", highlights the biggest changes coming to cars over the next ten years. Electrification will change what powers cars, and automation will change how they are driven, but one of the biggest opportunities is connectivity and software definition, which will change how cars are monetized.
31 Jan 2024

CES 2024: Future Mobility Technologies on the Exhibition Floor

CES is one of the biggest exhibitions of technology in the world. The article covers the key themes from the event including AI, connectivity, electric mobility, autonomous technologies, and AR usage in the cabin.
31 Jan 2024

Fire Protection Materials for EV Batteries 2024-2034: Markets, Trends, and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson
23 Jan 2024

Materials for PEM Fuel Cells 2024-2034: Technologies, Markets, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Conor O'Brien, Chingis Idrissov and Dr James Edmondson
19 Jan 2024

Removing Rare-Earths Drives Demand for Copper in EV Motors

Electric motors are a core component of electrification in the automotive market. The market has heavily relied on rare earths for the permanent magnets used in these motors, but, as many will be aware, there is a drive to eliminate these rare earths due to their price volatility and environmental impact. Alternative motor technologies can often present a new and increased demand for copper.
12 Jan 2024

Carbon Dioxide Utilization 2024-2044: Technologies, Market Forecasts, and Players

IDTechEx Report: Eve Pope
8 Jan 2024

Software-Defined Vehicles Set to Be Worth Over US$700bn by 2034

Connected and Software-Defined vehicles (SDVs) represent a new paradigm for automakers and consumers. Whereas older ICE vehicles were a conglomeration of 70+ Electronic Control units, kilometers of wiring, and many thousands of components, the new era of vehicles can be more centralized, connected, and convenient, bringing benefits to both the consumer and OEM.
8 Jan 2024

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2024-2034: Technology and Market Outlook

IDTechEx Report: Sona Dadhania
3 Jan 2024

Emerging Alternative Leathers 2024-2034: Technologies, Trends, Players

IDTechEx Report: James Kennedy and Sona Dadhania
2023
19 Dec 2023

Tesla's Major Recall Shows the Benefits of Software-Defined Vehicles

Tesla's recent recall could have cost it billions of dollars, but instead, an over-the-air software update was all that was required to fix an issue affecting over 2 million vehicles.
19 Dec 2023

Future Automotive Technologies 2024-2034: Applications, Megatrends, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Jeffs, Dr James Edmondson, James Falkiner and Yulin Wang
18 Dec 2023

Sodium-ion Batteries 2024-2034: Technology, Players, Markets, and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Shazan Siddiqi and Dr Alex Holland
7 Dec 2023

Opportunity for Fuel Cell Vehicles

Innovation roadmap for fuel cell vehicle opportunity.
7 Dec 2023

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles 2024-2044: Markets, Technologies, and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson, Shazan Siddiqi, Chingis Idrissov and Dr Conor O'Brien
30 Nov 2023

Schaeffler: Magnet Free Motors

IDTechEx learned more about Schaeffler's magnet free motor technology for electric vehicles.
30 Nov 2023

Copper Demand for Cars 2024-2034: Trends, Utilization, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Jeffs, Dr James Edmondson and Dr Alex Holland
29 Nov 2023

Prometheus Fuels

Prometheus Fuels is an American energy startup developing tools to utilize atmospheric carbon dioxide to produce drop-in e-fuels.
29 Nov 2023

Connected and Software-Defined Vehicles 2024-2034: Markets, Forecasts, Technologies

IDTechEx Report: James Falkiner, Dr James Jeffs and Dr Yu-Han Chang