BMW to recall 11,700 cars after installing wrong engine softwareFeb. 23
VW may face new U.S. emissions probe, lawmaker saysFeb. 22
Israeli startup Otonomo takes on Google in rush to process car dataFeb. 20
MANAGING LOANERSFeb. 19
Managing a loaner fleet requires service departments to maintain an adequate supply of cars and trucks, and prevent customers from keeping loaner vehicles too long or otherwise abusing the system. Software vendors are helping dealerships automate their loaner processes.
Audi staff members' homes raided by German prosecutors in emissions probeJan. 31
Udacity launches classes to teach coding for flying carsJan. 23
Denso invests in ride-share software providerDec. 20, 2017
BMW denies diesel cars have 'shut off' device to mask high NOx emissionsDec. 5, 2017
BMW denied allegations that engine management software shut off a system filtering emissions in some of its diesel cars. A German environmental group alleged that a 3-series diesel wagon emitted amounts of NOx seven times above the legal limit.
German automakers' Here to buy 'over the air' software update companyNov. 30, 2017
Daimler launches Tel Aviv hub for auto technologyNov. 16, 2017
Daimler has opened a research and development center in Tel Aviv, one of a growing number of multinational firms seeking to tap into Israel's auto technology expertise as the industry moves towards self-driving cars.
Daimler will launch 'Ask Mercedes' customer service appNov. 8, 2017
Daimler will launch a customer support voice-activated "chatbox" app. Customers will be able to pose questions to the app either in vehicles where it has been installed, or by using a smartphone version of the service.