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Formant is managing data so robotics companies don’t have to

Ten years ago this December, Bot & Dolly became one of a dozen or so robotics companies snapped up during Google’s robotics acquisition spree. The San Francisco-based firm, best known for its sp

HeyCharge’s underground charging solution raises $4.7M seed led by BMW i Ventures

EV charging continues to be a high-growth business, for obvious reasons. Since 2007, one of the largest players has been ChargePoint, the floated U.S. company with a widespread EV charging network. Bu

Our Next Energy closes $25M Series A for battery tech with backing from Bill Gates, BMW

Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy (ONE) has closed a $25 million Series A for tech that it says can double the range of EVs, as more and more startups take aim at surpassing the pitfalls of conve

BMW i Ventures announces new $300 million fund to invest in sustainable technology

BMW i Ventures, the venture capital arm of BMW Group, has announced a new $300 million fund to further its investment in technologies that make transportation, manufacturing and supply chains more sus

BMW i Ventures invests in autonomous truck technology company Kodiak Robotics

BMW’s Silicon Valley-based venture capital arm is investing in Kodiak Robotics, a company that develops autonomous trucking technology.  Kodiak will use the funds to build out a safety case for its

Caroobi, a marketplace for automotive mechanics, raises $20M led by Nokia’s NGP Capital

The long-term future of transportation might see fewer people owning cars, but today a lot of private vehicles are still on the road, and now a startup that’s building a multi-faceted marketplac

The virtual used car dealership Shift raises $38 million

Shift, the online used car reseller that takes the crappy dealership out of the sales experience, has raised $38 million in its latest round of funding. The company, which is wildly popular among mil

On-Demand Parking Startup ZIRX Gets Funding From BMW’s Venture Arm, Eyes Integration In BMW Cars

On any given day in downtown San Francisco, you’re bound to see people zipping around on push scooters, wearing either blue jackets or yellow shirts. Their jobs are basically the same, which is

BMW Teams Up With, Invests $5 Million In MyCityWay

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Auto maker <a href="">BMW</a> recently established a New York-based venture capital firm d