Toyota will partner with Mazda, Denso for electric car ventureSept. 28
Ford explores strategic alliance with India's MahindraSept. 18
Ford Motor Co. and Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. are exploring forming a strategic alliance as the U.S. automaker tries to gain a foothold in a country that's set to become the world's third-biggest car market.
Nissan tie-up shuffles Mitsubishi's plansSept. 4
The absorption of Mitsubishi into the Renault-Nissan Alliance will disrupt some of the brand's U.S. product plans, but it could also accelerate some additions to its lineup, such as a replacement for its electric vehicle and a midsize pickup.
Toyota pushes deeper into ride-hailing with Grab investmentAug. 30
Toyota is making an investment in Grab, Southeast Asia's leading ride-hailing operator. The deal comes after the automaker bought a stake in Uber as part of alliances it is establishing to explore new revenue models.
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving allianceAug. 16
Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an autonomous driving platform. The alliance plans to put both Level 3 and Level 4/5 automated driving technology into production by 2021.
Volvo, Autoliv deepen self-driving ties with NvidiaJune 27
Continental joins BMW, Intel, Mobileye platform for self-driving carsJune 20
Continental will join a self-driving platform developed by BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye with the supplier handling integration of components and software. Continental said it would play a key role in commercializing the new platform, which is to be sold to other auto manufacturers.
Daicel, Toyoda Gosei plan capital tie-up to expand airbag businessesMay 19
Self-driving 'arms race' complicates supplier alliancesApril 13
The race to develop and exploit autonomous vehicle technology is reshaping the hierarchy of the automotive industry, replacing traditional top-down manufacturing relationships with complex webs of supplier alliances and acquisitions.