BMW to open a new autonomous driving development center near Munich

BMW has already staked its claim in the self-driving production timeline, with plans to release an autonomous electric car by 2021. To ...


BMW has already staked its claim in the self-driving production timeline, with plans to release an autonomous electric car by 2021. To help meet that goal, the carmaker is opening a dedicated facility aimed at developing connected and automated driving tech in Unterschleissheim, Germany near Munich. The facility is designed to begin operations in mid-2017, and will host more than 2,000 employees once it’s fully completed.

 Read More>>>This is why the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport will be closed for 6 weeks

All aspects of development, all the way up to road tests, are planned for the new facility. The talent team at the location will pool a number of different groups from around the world, bringing together software engineers, machine learning specialist and more under one roof. BMW notes that this will make it possible to streamline the development process for its vehicles, allowing engineers to write code and then put it live in a test vehicle on location for instant trial and feedback.

BMW’s focus here appears to be on making its tech-focused development teams nimbler and more responsive, which it’s likely to accomplish by brining this separate small teams within easy walking distance.
Other automakers and suppliers have already taken similar steps, with many choosing to open engineering facilities in Silicon Valley in order to be closer to software development talent pools. Meanwhile North American car companies like GM, which has a few different venues for its work on self-driving, including Detroit and Oshawa, are sticking closer to home.

BMW’s testing of its automated driving tech is currently set to begin near its new facility in Munich, with a target kick-off date of sometime in 2017.

COMMENTS

Name

Business Celebrities Fashion Gist Health life style Music News Photos Politics Relationship School Sports Tech Weird
false
ltr
item
Saga Entertainment: BMW to open a new autonomous driving development center near Munich
BMW to open a new autonomous driving development center near Munich
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sYhFE3c5jAA/WFpUaW21NNI/AAAAAAAAASM/3TP1ewfiieQyTol9whuzqfEcTXf4QaIcACLcB/s320/p90245194-highres.jpg
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sYhFE3c5jAA/WFpUaW21NNI/AAAAAAAAASM/3TP1ewfiieQyTol9whuzqfEcTXf4QaIcACLcB/s72-c/p90245194-highres.jpg
Saga Entertainment
http://www.entertainmentmob.com/2016/12/bmw-to-open-new-autonomous-driving.html
http://www.entertainmentmob.com/
http://www.entertainmentmob.com/
http://www.entertainmentmob.com/2016/12/bmw-to-open-new-autonomous-driving.html
true
1645425595944632308
UTF-8
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy