Renault-Nissan will allow Microsoft to plug cars into the cloudMon, 26, Sep 2016
Microsoft agreed to provide cloud-computing services for cars made by Nissan and Renault as the manufacturers push ahead with developing connected vehicles.
Volkswagen to take 19.9% stake in Navistar, report saysMon, 05, Sep 2016
VW's trucks division is close to announcing a partnership with rival Navistar, three sources told Reuters, in the latest example of a deal driven by emissions regulations. Volkswagen has agreed to supply engines to Navistar in exchange for a 19.9 percent stake in the truckmaker, one of the sources, who declined to be named, told Reuters.
China carmakers urge foreign ownership cap to remain for 5 yearsMon, 05, Sep 2016
China should keep the 50 percent cap on foreign ownership in local passenger-vehicle joint ventures for at least another five to eight years to ensure Chinese carmakers are ready for full-fledged competition, according to the country's state-backed auto association.