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BMW, Audi, Daimler will boost self-driving push with Nokia maps acquisition

2:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
BMW, Audi and Daimler will buy Nokia's digital-map unit for 2.8 billion euros ($3.1 billion) in a push to extend the reach of automakers into digital services for self-driving cars.

Infiniti: App will add sales panache

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Infiniti launches a tablet software tool to help streamline its showroom process.

Swift and secure vehicle software updates?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
When it comes to connected cars, Redbend, an Israeli software company, is sitting in a prime position.

Denso maps out two-pronged mpg drive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Yasushi Yamanaka, the newly appointed global r&d chief at Toyota Group mega supplier Denso Corp.

VW to roll out high-end safety tech across lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Volkswagen Group has long sold sensor-based crash prevention systems in high-end models from Audi, Porsche and Bentley.

After 1 billion calls, oh, the stories OnStar can tell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
General Motors' OnStar has fielded 1 billion calls since it was founded in 1996, including one involving a monkey in Mississippi that locked itself...

In Bob Lutz's crystal ball, Apple, Google may win

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Bob Lutz, 83, has been around longer than most in the auto industry.

GM takes a fresh look at emerging markets

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2015
GM is spending $5 billion to develop a new family of Chevrolet small cars that it will build and sell in China, Brazil, India, Mexico and other...

U.S. widens probe of car radios that may be vulnerable to hacks

7:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2015
Harman International Industries Inc.

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BMW, Apple could rekindle courtship with an eye on car collaboration

3:20 pm U.S. ET | July 31, 2015
BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world's top maker of electronic gadgets to the...

Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler, Rosekind says

1:11 pm U.S. ET | July 31, 2015
The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to recall 1.

Hacked Jeep Cherokee exposes weak underbelly of high-tech cars

6:49 am U.S. ET | July 31, 2015
The Jeep Cherokee brought to a halt by hackers last week exposed wireless networks as the weakest link in high-tech vehicles, underscoring the need...

German carmakers near $3 billion deal for Nokia's maps, report says

3:52 pm U.S. ET | July 31, 2015
A group of German luxury-car makers including BMW are close to sealing the purchase of Nokia Oyj's digital-maps business for about 2.

Toyota holds Apple, Google at bay with Telenav navigation deal

4:34 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
Toyota will turn to a little-known company instead of Apple or Google to provide navigation and phone connectivity, as it seeks to maintain control...

GM's OnStar app can be hacked, reseacher says

2:33 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
A researcher is advising drivers to halt the use of a mobile app for General Motors' OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit...

BMW drivers collect $1,000 to delay charging i3 in Calif. pilot

10:19 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
In a new pilot program, a California utility is paying drivers of BMW electric cars to delay charging their vehicles when the power grid is under...

Delphi to buy cabling supplier for $1.7 billion to boost connectivity business

5:29 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
Delphi agreed to buy cabling company HellermannTyton Group in a $1.

Tech is a key for new-car marketing, study says

12:50 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
Targeting techies is an important marketing strategy for automakers, according to a new study from J.D. Power. The company's 2015 U.S.

VW rolls out crash avoidance with '16 lineup

6:00 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
Volkswagen, catching up to its luxury siblings, will offer sensor-based safety features across nearly its entire U.S. lineup for model year 2016.

CDK sees 25 percent profit growth in 2016

3:37 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
CDK Global CEO Steve Anenen predicted that earnings at the dealership software giant would jump in its 2016 fiscal year.

GM plans $5B vehicle family for emerging markets

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
GM plans to spend $5 billion over the next several years to develop a new range of technology-rich small cars, based on a common architecture, that...

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