• BMW: Alphabet Is More Than A Name To Us

    BMW: Alphabet Is More Than A Name To Us

    Google is now the largest subsidiary corporation of Alphabet, the newly established holding company that manages Google and all of the company’s side projects. But Alphabet’s website is because is owned by Alphabet, a BMW-owned fleet management service. Even though only a few people had ever heard of BMW’s Alphabet before, the company clearly… Read More

  • Nokia Sells HERE Mapping Business To Group Of European Car Makers For $3.07B

    Nokia Sells HERE Mapping Business To Group Of European Car Makers For $3.07B

    Nokia has announced that it has agreed to sell its HERE mapping business to a consortium of automobile makers for €2.8 billion ($3.07 billion), ending months of speculation over its future. The Finnish company confirmed that it will hand the business over to AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG (Mercedes) in a deal that is expected to close in the first quarter of next year. Read More

  • Lexus RC 350 F Sport Review

    The Lexus RC 350 F Sport combines a stylish body and just over 300 horsepower to deliver a luxury ride that won’t bore you on your commute. If you’re familiar with Lexus’s attempts at making their lines a bit sportier, the RC 350 F Sport borrows the same V6 engine that powered last year’s IS 350 F Sport. It’s got plenty of kick, but Lexus wraps it in a heavy… Read More

  • The Sights And Sounds Of The BMW i8

    TechCrunch recently spent sometime with the BMW i8 hybrid supercar. The full review can be found here. But here are the best photos and videos from our time with the amazing glimpse at the future. Just look at her, she’s a beauty. Read More

  • BMW I8 Hybrid Supercar

    Video Review: BMW i8 Hybrid Supercar

    The i8 is BMW’s latest supercar. Able to go 0 to 60 in about 4.4 seconds with its hybrid electric/gas powertrain. The i8 looks like a Hot Wheels car, handles like a supercar and is as expensive as a high-end Porsche. With a starting price of $135,000, this isn’t the car for everyone. It’s actually a gateway into BMW’s other hybrid, the cute and cheap BMW i3, a… Read More

  • BMW i8: Reviewing The Car Of Tomorrow

    BMW i8: Reviewing The Car Of Tomorrow

    We were promised flying cars, teleportation and hover boards. We don’t have any of that. But now we have this: The BMW i8 and it’s a future that cannot get here soon enough. Read More

  • BMW Demos New Parking And Gesture Technology

    BMW Shows Off Gesture Controls And Automated Parking

    BMW is showing off a bunch of new or new-ish technologies this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. On the just-announced side, there are in-development gesture-based controls — so, thanks to an in-car camera, you may soon be able to draw circles in the air to adjust the volume of your music, or point in a certain way to answer a phone call. Read More

  • A Weekend With The All-Electric BMW i3

    A Weekend With The All-Electric BMW i3

    I’ve never driven a BMW, or an electric car, so I might have been an odd choice to test drive the new BMW i3, the German car maker’s all-electric hatchback, which packs the equivalent of 170 HP into its electric engine. But an unexpected reviewer might be the perfect candidate for an unexpected car. Read More

  • A BMW Can Now Control A GoPro Camera Because Why Not

    A BMW Can Now Control A GoPro Camera Because Why Not

    As a result of a new partnership between GoPro and BMW, it’s never been easier to record your hoonage antics. Select late-model BMW cars will soon be able to control GoPro cameras directly from the dash. Just click record on the dash of the car and the connected GoPro cameras click to life. Starting in July, the owner of a 2012 or later properly equipped BMW or Mini will be able to… Read More