BMW teams up with Intel, Mobileye to make a self-driving car by 2021

BMW wants to make a completely autonomous car called iNEXT, suited for both city streets and highways, by 2021. For that, the German car maker is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye, which will provide the underlying technology for the iNEXT to roam streets without human assistance. The iNEXT model is the first in a range of fully autonomous vehicles planned by the automaker.  [ Also on CIO.com: How Progressive uses telematics and analytics to price car insurance ] BMW is betting self-driving cars will be widely used as automated taxis and in ride-sharing services. Uber already has the ride-sharing possibilities in mind and has deployed a self-driving car in Pittsburgh. BMW, Intel, and Mobileye are also working on “highly autonomous vehicles” that may require minimum human intervention. The companies will…


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