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BMW M550i xDrive: Performance Grabs Front Seat

The BMW M550i xDrive aims for the most performant 5 series beemer title. Packing a lot of horsepower, torque and M Performance tuning, prepare for speed tickets every now and again. A 4.4 liter V8 generates 456 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque of torque. . The engine is M Performance, with a High-Precision injection system, Valvetronic valve lift …

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BMW Puts IBM’s Watson in the BMW i8 Hybrid

BMW and IBM have announced a partnership that will see Watson in the BMW i8. Watson is a kind of personal assistant. The system is capable of answering questions posed in natural language. Watson was developed in IBM’s DeepQA project by a research team led by principal investigator David Ferrucci. This deal is part of …

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Amazon Alexa Wants to Control Your Car as Well

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Amazon’s Echo-based assistant Alexa is making inroads into the car infotainment system business. Luxury car maker Genesis Motors have linked their G80 and G90 to Alexa, allowing remote control of their cars by voice. The catch, you need Genesis Connected Services to use the feature. Genesis Connected Services links the Alexa service built into Amazon …

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