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BMW is presenting its Connected North America digital mobility service at the Microsoft BUILD conference in San Francisco.

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Forza Motorsport 6: Apex is a free, distilled version of FM6 that shows what the previously Xbox One-only title can do with a gaming PC behind it.

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Future Cars Will Transcend The Device On Your Wrist

Right now, automakers are just beginning to grasp the potential of wearables to facilitate driver-vehicle interaction. The next step? Evolve beyond the wearable entirely.

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Microsoft and Harman want to help drivers get their work done behind the wheel by safely bringing Office 365 to auto infotainment systems.

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Volvo now has apps for iOS and Android covering a lot of these functions, but only the new On Call for Band 2 app allows for voice commands.

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Volvo and Microsoft will work together on future tech like implementing augmented reality in the automotive world with Microsoft's HoloLens glasses. They think it could revolutionize the sales process.

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It's been confirmed that Uber is using a camera-studded car to make maps, but it's not autonomous.

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Move Is Part Of Redmond's New Strategy, Which Also Involves AOL And Ads

Microsoft is going to sell a small mapping unit, one that collected visual images of streets and buildings, to Uber.

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The latest installment in the Forza Motorsport series is coming on September 15, and it'll arrive with night racing, dynamic weather, and at 1080p and 60 fps.

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Xbox announced backwards compatibility for Xbox One. We're dusting off all of our favorite 360 driving games.

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Ford isn't completely abandoning its partnership with Microsoft. The tech company will supply the wireless updates to models equipped with the new Sync 3 infotainment system.

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Digging the new Ford GT? So is Microsoft, and it's putting the latest American supercar on the cover of its upcoming release of Forza Motorsport 6.

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Following Apple's unveiling of CarPlay at this year's Geneva Motor Show, Microsoft used its recent Build developer conference to reveal how it plans to allow the integration of its smartphones with automobiles. Instead of automakers using Microsoft programming to create their own infotainment interfaces, this would port your mobile phone's screen onto the car's touchscreen but with the look of the Windows "Metro" UI.

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Might it be that one of Apple Computer's software-security gurus wasn't quite, ahem, secure enough to resist the pull of Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk? Kristin Paget, who held the illustrious title of "Hacker Princess" at Cupertino, CA-based Apple, starts working for nearby Tesla this week, Re/code says. Paget would only say on her Twitter feed that the gig was "something security-related" and added that she "shouldn't say too much."

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In recent months, rumors had been flying about Ford CEO Alan Mulally potentially leaving the company to take a position at Microsoft. Last we heard, Mulally was planning to stick around at Ford through at least 2014, and in an interview today, that bit was confirmed by the CEO himself.

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The reviews for Forza Motorsport 5 have been just as keen as the few grudges held against it, those gripes chiefly being the paucity of cars and tracks compared to FM4 and the difficulty of purchasing the elite cars. Developer Turn 10 has heard the lamentations, and after making quick, temporary adjustments earlier this month has announced a coming update to address them.

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Automakers and their executives rarely like to divulge information regarding future goings on, but the board of directors at Ford sound like they're getting a little antsy about chief executive officer Alan Mulally and his plans for 2014.

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Alan Mulally isn't going anywhere... at least not just yet. The CEO who helped turn around Ford Motor Company has been linked to the top job at tech behemoth Microsoft, leading to a flurry of rumors about potential successors. Those rumors, though, may have just been put to rest – at least for a little while.

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Ford CEO Alan Mulally has made the short list to take over tech giant Microsoft, lending further credence to rumors that the 68-year-old former Boeing exec would ditch Dearborn and move to Redmond.

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As driving real cars is losing steam with teenagers and young adults, playing with digital devices is gaining popularity. Instead of buying that aftermarket exhaust or an interior lighting package, you may head out and pick up the latest racing wheel to play your favorite racing game. In the case of Microsoft's forthcoming Xbox One, wheel and pedal setups for Forza Motorsport 5 will be modular and offer better force feedback than in the past, giving you more reasons not to go out and drive a rea

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That Mulally was seriously being considered says a great deal about Microsoft and Mulally.

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