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"BMW's Next Architecture"
Kai Barbehön provides more detail on BMW's forthcoming hierarchical E/E architecture. Appears in March 2017 newsletter. $65.00
 
"HERE to Begin Rollout of HD Live Map of Major Motorways in 2018"
HERE, now owned by Audi, BMW and Daimler, will introduce its cloud-based live mapping service in 2018. Appears in November 2016 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Audi and BMW to Adopt Radically Different Car Architecture"
Both Audi and BMW have developed new end-to-end architectures incorporating high performance, centralized, general purpose computing. Both are also moving to service oriented architecture. Appears in June 2016 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Elmar Frickenstein on New BMW 7 Series"
BMW's top EE discusses new electronics in the 7 Series that advance the state of the art. Appears in July 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Hosts Hackathon in San Francisco"
The event, held in January 2015, drew 250 app developers who created innovative safety and EV-related mobile applications using open platforms and BMW-supplied vehicle data. Appears in March 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW's Elmar Frickenstein on What's Next"
BMW's executive VP of E/E and driver experience weighs in on where he'd like to see suppliers making investments. He also discusses Genivi, software updates and Ethernet. Appears in June 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Reporting from Automobil Elektronik Kongress, Ludwigsburg, Germany"
What's next for Genivi after BMW, PSA and JLR? Bosch is fully supporting the open source infotainment software platform. Appears in July 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Support for Automotive Ethernet/IP Broadens"
Following BMW's pioneering efforts, Ethernet/IP is gaining wider support in the global automotive industry. Appears in December 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"German Five Push Three New EE Standards"
Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen are jointly and publicly supporting standards for a 48-volt bus architecture, a partial network architecture and an electric vehicle charging interface. U.S. carmakers are also backing a common EV plug. Appears in June 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"48-Volt Initiative by German Five on Docket at Ludwigsburg"
Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen will soon formally announce their cooperative initiative to develop a 48-volt bus. 12-volt systems are no longer adequate. Appears in May 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Highlights from Carmakers Speak Panel"
During Convergence 2010 top EEs from BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda and PSA discussed their challenges and how suppliers can help. Appears in November 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Preh Group, The Company Profile"
Privately-held German supplier Preh boasts in-house core competency in electronics, software, plastics engineering and surface finishing. Preh makes BMW's iDrive and Audi's MMI center console controllers. Its biggest product line is climate control heads. Appears in June 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Interest in Automotive Ethernet is Building"
BMW will likely choose Ethernet instead of MOST 150 for next generation multimedia networks. Appears in February 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"A Third Path to Infotainment Software Reuse"
Audi and EB (Elektrobit) are jointly developing a new infotainment software platform. EB will later offer the product to other carmakers, providing an alternative to Microsoft Auto and the Genivi open source, Linux-based platform. Appears in July 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"More Reliable Traffic Data Still Needed"
The quality of real-time traffic data is improving, but skeptics wonder if there is a viable business model for providers such as Navteq and Inrix. Appears in May 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Takes Open Source Infotainment Platform Public"
GENIVI, BMW's open source infotainment collaboration with Intel and Wind River, is recruiting more participants. GM, PSA, Magneti Marelli, Delphi and Visteon are already alliance members. Open source code wins praise from tier ones. Appears in March 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Convergence 2008 Panelists Cool to Standards"
Top EEs on the Car Makers Speak panel at Convergence 2008 weigh in on FlexRay, Autosar, MOST, Linux Infotainment Platform, CE4A and NGTP. Appears in November 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"New BMW 7 Series Loaded with New Electronics"
Software enables a host of new features on the MY 2009 7 Series. Appears in October 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Leads Open Source Infotainment Initiative"
The infotainment industry is facing upheaval following BMW’s recent announcement that it has joined with Intel, Wind River and others to promote an open-source infotainment and communications system platform based on Linux. Appears in July 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Europe Goes Big for Start-Stop"
European carmakers are wasting no time implementing start-stop functionality as they prepare to meet more stringent carbon dioxide emissions limits. Appears in June 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR's Global Adoption Very Slow"
Carmakers are taking a step by step approach to implementing the AUTOSAR standard software architecture. BMW goes first; Mercedes and Volvo have plans in place. Appears in May 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"12-Volt Battery Requirements Approach Tipping Point"
The demands placed on conventional lead-acid batteries—from power hungry features such as infotainment and electric power steering, as well as the deeper and more frequent cycling required to support features such as start-stop—are pushing carmakers to examine new lead-acid battery technologies. Johnson Controls and Firefly Energy offer advanced lead-acid solutions. Appears in March 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Top German EEs Discuss Future Auto Electronics"
The top electrical engineers at BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen spoke with Paul Hansen about which new technologies in active safety, fuel efficiency, HMI, data communications and connectivity show the most promise for future vehicles. Appears in October 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"FlexRay Moving SlowlyToward Volume Production"
Top engineers from Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volkswagen and Nissan brought us up to date on their plans for bringing FlexRay to production vehicles. Japanese carmakers will likely deploy FlexRay at a lower bit rate than the Germans. Appears in July 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"German Carmakers Agree to XML Standard for HMI"
Volkswagen Group companies, along with DaimlerChrysler and BMW developed a standard to specify human machine interface requirements for audio and navigation systems. Appears in December 2006 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR Standard Software Platform Only a Matter of Time"
BMW and PSA are the first carmakers to commit to using the AUTOSAR software platform in production vehicles, beginning in 2008. Appears in October 2006 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Leads in Chassis Control--FlexRay Network is Key Enabler"
Beginning with electronic damping, BMW intends to use FlexRay to replace CAN in chassis systems. Eventually integrated chassis functions will be controlled with one central ECU. Appears in July 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Java--Few Auto Applications, Yet"
Despite the hype two or three years ago about Java for automotive applications, so far, only BMW and Hyundai have Java on the road. Siemens VDO developed a Java-based navigation and infotainment system for BMW. Appears in October 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AUTOSAR Standard Software Architecture Partnership Takes Shape"
Carmakers stand to benefit from standard hardware and software. GM will join AUTOSAR as a core member. Japanese carmakers began JASPAR, with goals similar to AUTOSAR's. Appears in October 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Java--Few Auto Applications, Yet"
Despite the hype two or three years ago about Java for automotive applications, so far, only BMW and Hyundai have Java on the road. Siemens VDO developed a Java-based navigation and infotainment system for BMW. Appears in October 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Sticks with iDrive; Audi's MMI a Success"
BMW reduces the complexity of iDrive for the 5 and 6 series but stands behind the much-maligned controller. Audi will likely use its multifunction controller, called MMI (Multi Media Interface), throughout the Audi line. Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"ATX Group, The Company Profile (09/04)"
The telematics service provider to Mercedes and BMW is looking to expand its business in Europe. More services to OEMs are in the works. Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Sticks with iDrive; Audi's MMI a Success"
BMW reduces the complexity of iDrive for the 5 and 6 series but stands behind the much-maligned controller. Audi will likely use its multifunction controller, called MMI (Multi Media Interface), throughout the Audi line. Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"ATX Group, The Company Profile (09/04)"
The telematics service provider to Mercedes and BMW is looking to expand its business in Europe. More services to OEMs are in the works. Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW Sticks with iDrive; Audi's MMI a Success"
BMW reduces the complexity of iDrive for the 5 and 6 series but stands behind the much-maligned controller. Audi will likely use its multifunction controller, called MMI (Multi Media Interface), throughout the Audi line. Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"iPod Comes to Cars"
The popular digital music player from Apple Computer can now be plugged into a car audio system. BMW offers dealer-installed adapter. Appears in July 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"ELMOS Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
ELMOS focuses on customer specific solutions for automotive electronics--comfort, safety and motor management, plus instrumentation and bus link ICs. Appears in July 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Electronics Could Slow at Mercedes and BMW"
Mercedes and BMW are becoming more cautious about electronics. Appears in April 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"New Concepts in BMW 7 Series"
Behind the host of new comfort and control features in the MY 2002 7 Series is a highly complex, sophisticated electrical system architecture. Appears in September 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Germans Quit AMI-C for Now"
Frustrated with the collaboration's slow pace, DaimlerChrysler, BMW and VW withdraw from AMI-C. The door remains open for their return. Appears in February 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"BMW and Mercedes Choose FlexRay"
A real-time communications protocol for safety-critical systems--like electric brakes Appears in December 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 
"ACC in Europe, Japan and Soon in U.S."
Radar-based adaptive cruise control systems are introduced by Mercedes, Jaguar and BMW. Still a convenience--not safety--feature. Today's systems are not yet precise enough for stop-and-go traffic. Appears in April 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 

 

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