Following in the footsteps of US electric carmaker Tesla, German automakers have also prepared everything to store data collected by their vehicles locally in the People’s Republic, according to a report. BMW, Daimler and Ford have set up facilities in China to store the data generated by their cars locally in data centers, Reuters reported Thursday. According to the report, BMW said it operated “local data centers in China for its Chinese vehicle fleet,” without providing details on when they opened. Daimler, according to the report, said it has “a dedicated vehicle backend in China” where vehicle data is stored.
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