Oh Snap: BMW announces autonomous driving platform for 2025

Munich, Germany – BMW has partnered with tech companies Qualcomm and Arriver, announcing its goal to release a new autonomous driving system in 2025. Dubbed Snapdragon Ride, German carmaker says their level three system can drive autonomously but requires the driver to take over the vehicle’s controls within seconds of notification. Despite the name, Snapdragon […]

EV/AV Report: February 7, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a project to install up to 200 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the Yukon, Toyota demonstrates its self-drifting technology and Nissan presents its first all-electric SUV. Charge up The Government of Yukon and Natural Resources Canada are collaborating on a $2.15 million CAD project […]

Autopilot Engaged: Tesla self-driving beta launches in Canada this month

Toronto, Ontario – Good news, techies! We’re one step closer to cars with Tesla’s so-called ‘Full Self Driving’ autopilot. According to Elon Musk, the full self-driving (FSD) beta will arrive in Canada sometime in February. This is the first large-scale expansion of the FSD beta outside of the United States, following limited Canadian testing in […]

BMW conference focuses on the future

By Lindsey Cooke   Toronto, Ontario — September 25, 2018 — The future of telematics, autonomous vehicles and the partnership of certified shops with insurance companies were a few of the interesting topics of discussion during this year’s BMW conference.    The three-day event was held in Las Vegas hosted by Gary Lin, BMW Canada […]