BMW Group opens autonomous driving campus

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The BMW Group has officially opened its new centre of excellence for autonomous driving in Unterschleißheim near Munich. The centre offers a greater capacity for innovation and increased development efficiency, which will allow BMW to secure its future sustainability.

The BMW Group is looking to drive forward its development of highly automated vehicles on this new campus. BMW is currently looking to recruit IT specialists and software developers specialising in artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analysis.

Likewise, the open campus structure of the centre will enable for an agile software development process. The high degree of flexibility available to the teams will allow them to react quickly and effectively to new requirements.

BMW acknowledges that this is a time of disruptive change in the automotive industry and that there are many new players making the already competitive environment even more so. Therefore, with the rapidly accelerating place of innovation, a modern working environment with flexible and agile workflows is imperative.

The BMW group’s innovative development facility caters to achieving this and is representative of a crucial asset for the company’s long-term sustainability and innovative capability.