BMW seeks partners in race to build self-driving car's brainTue, 21, Jun 2016
BMW is accelerating plans to acquire technology expertise in a race with the likes of Apple and Google to make cars smart enough to react like human drivers.
Panelists: Digital world requires collaborationMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers will have to collaborate more and adapt to change faster as pressure from companies such as Tesla, Apple and Google increases the need to offer connected, electrified, autonomous cars, executives said.
Canadian supplier Linamar says it has talked with Apple, GoogleFri, 17, Jun 2016
Canadian supplier Linamar has talked with Apple and Google about potentially supplying the technology giants if they begin making cars. CEO Linda Hasenfratz declined to give specifics about the discussions but said she was excited about the potential to work with new players in the industry.
Car brands will disappear as industry adapts to digital future, Lapo Elkann warnsWed, 08, Jun 2016
Some car brands will disappear as the auto industry forms more partnerships in a bid to adapt to a digital future, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shareholder Lapo Elkann said.
FCA said to be in talks with Uber as Marchionne seeks tech venturesWed, 08, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler has started discussions on a self-driving partnership with Uber, Bloomberg reported. FCA is seeking to cooperate with tech firms and last month agreed to develop driverless cars with Google.
Apple hires architect of BMW and Mercedes satellite navigation systemsThu, 02, Jun 2016
Apple has hired Sinisa Durekovic, a software engineer who led the development of satellite navigation systems used by luxury carmakers including BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi.