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AutoMatters & More: Riderless BMW motorcycle defies gravity at CES 2019

AutoMatters & More: Riderless BMW motorcycle defies gravity at CES 2019

The world’s automakers have embraced CES (the Consumer Electronics Show). Each year we are shown the latest in cutting edge automotive technology. At CES 2019, BMW captured headlines and dominated the news videos with its gravity-defying, riderless motorcycle, but that was only one element of their major exhibit, which occupied a temporary building and a large section of what is usually a parking lot across the street from the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

I had an opportunity to tour the exhibit, the stated theme of which was intelligent connectivity, highlighting its potential for future individual mobility. As they have done in years past, BMW had a concept...

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