Toyota gets license to Microsoft's connected vehicle patentsWed, 22, Mar 2017
Microsoft drives car software push with Renault-Nissan dealFri, 06, Jan 2017
Microsoft is rebooting its push to sell car software in a bid to keep up with Google and Apple. The Renault-Nissan alliance will be the first customer for Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform, which provides carmakers with a set of services built on Microsoft's Azure cloud.
Microsoft launches 'smart' maps partnership with TomTomThu, 15, Dec 2016
Toyota's growth model turns on servicesMon, 07, Nov 2016
For eight decades, Toyota's business model was straightforward: Sell more cars, make more profit. But in the future, top Toyota executives say, growth will come not from selling more cars but from selling services that let owners use the cars like mobile phones. The transformation is under way.
Wanted: Minority software suppliersMon, 24, Oct 2016
Volvo sees Microsoft HoloLens speeding up car developmentThu, 20, Oct 2016
Volvo says it is the first automaker to test Microsoft's HoloLens augmented-reality goggles as a tool. The technology could dramatically affect car development, which would help the automaker meet its goal of reducing the time it takes to develop a new model to 20 months from 30 months.
Renault-Nissan will allow Microsoft to plug cars into the cloudMon, 26, Sep 2016
BMW launches app to help customers beat the trafficSat, 02, Apr 2016
Challenge for Microsoft: Could we get more work done in our cars? (Should we?)Mon, 22, Feb 2016
Ford, Volvo use Spanish tech show to target younger buyersMon, 22, Feb 2016
Ford and Volvo are using this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as a showcase for their advanced technologies as part of a growing trend for automakers to appear at tech shows in a bid to woo younger buyers.