Articles tagged “bmw”

BMW Picks Butterfield & Robinson as Its Exclusive European Tour Operator

BMW Picks Butterfield & Robinson as Its Exclusive European Tour Operator

Laura Powell, Skift

European car pick ups have been a thing for decades now, but BMW's move to add B&R to the mix is an additional selling point for the right kind of traveler.

2 months ago

BMW Challenges Uber with its Own Luxury Ride-Booking Service

BMW Challenges Uber with its Own Luxury Ride-Booking Service

Elisabeth Behrmann, Bloomberg

When of the interesting aspects of the new BMW service in Seattle is that it will combine on-demand ride-services with rental and sharing options. We'll assuredly hear about more of this blending in coming years from other auto companies and major car rental firms.

1 year ago

BMW Is Readying a Rival to Uber and Ride-Sharing Services in Germany

BMW Is Readying a Rival to Uber and Ride-Sharing Services in Germany

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

We've long wished to see an old-school yet innovative transport brand take on Uber. BMW may just be that brand.

1 year ago

Nokia Sells Mapping Unit to German Carmakers for $3.1 Billion

Nokia Sells Mapping Unit to German Carmakers for $3.1 Billion

Christoph Rauwald, Bloomberg

Uber will get the maps it needs from Microsoft, and the automakers will get a backbone for autonomous cars. Get ready for transportation to change radically in next to no time at all.

2 years ago

Future of Local Discovery is in the Car’s Dashboard

Future of Local Discovery is in the Car’s Dashboard

Elisabeth Behrmann, Bloomberg

Connected cars with navigation systems to select the best routes and travel apps to pick nearby hotels and restaurants are already here. The auto manufacturers want to fend off Google and Apple as connected cars become the next frontier of disruption.

2 years ago