BMW teams up with Tencent to open computing center in China for self-driving cars


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BMW China Automotive Trading has partnered with Tencent to open a computing center in China for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker said in a press release today (19 July). The center is most likely to be established in the eastern city of Tianjin and is expected to become operational by the end of this year. It will provide BMW’s cars with data-crunching capabilities to help them in semi-autonomous and eventually in fully autonomous mode.

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