Alibaba voice assistant introduced into BMW vehicles

The BMW Group is committed to the ongoing expansion of intelligent connectivity and is constantly enhancing the digital experience for customers worldwide. To this end, BMW will become the first premium carmaker to launch Tmall Genie onto the market in…

BMW wants to give their customer their own in-car personal AI assistants

Back in the eighties when Knight Rider was the hit TV series, everyone loved it when KITT the car could talk and answer back like a real human being. Fast forward to today’s future, the ability is now available with…

Artificial intelligence in vehicles – a conversation with Melissa Cefkin [+video]

At the recent Nissan Futures Latin America event in Brazil, Nissan held discussions regarding the development of autonomous vehicles. Dr. Melissa Cefkin, anthropologist and chief scientist at the Nissan Research Center in Silicon Valley, shared her findings on artificial intelligence…

Volkswagen and Google partner up for Quantum Computing

Volkswagen and Google have announced a partnership where they will both explore out quantum computing for the auto industry. The two companies will explore the utilization of quantum computers together, with aims to build up specialist knowledge and to carry out…

Audi CEO Stadler speaks at UN congress in Geneva about artificial intelligence

Audi CEO Prof. Rupert Stadler has spoken at a congress of the United Nations about the use of artificial intelligence for the benefit of humankind. In his keynote speech at the start of the “AI for Good Global Summit,” he…

AI to take control of traffic lights in Milton Keynes

Every day as I am stuck in traffic heading into KL City, I dream of an era where the traffic lights are smart enough to sense traffic and change the traffic lights accordingly. This would evidently free up our great…

Uber shifts AI research up to Canada [+video]

Uber, the ride-hailing company, has moved up to Toronto to build their AI team focusing on autonomous vehicles and the software which power it. In a collaboration with a non-profit organisation, the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence which is affiliated…

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