Samsung enters self-driving race with new business, fundingSept. 14
Samsung, bidding to become a major player in autonomous driving, is setting up a strategic business unit for autonomous and advanced driver assistance services, together with a $300 million fund to invest in automotive startups and technology.
Samsung cleared to test autonomous vehicles in Calif.Aug. 31
Samsung Electronics received a permit to test self-driving vehicles in California, marking the entry of the world's largest smart phone maker four months after iPhone maker and arch rival Apple Inc. received a permit.
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Samsung's $8 billion bid for Harman makes big bet on car techNov. 14, 2016
Samsung's planned acquisition of Harman would give the supplier a major leg up in the connected- and autonomous-vehicle space. The $8 billion deal -- announced today and expected to close in mid-2017 -- marks Samsung's plan to increase its presence in the industry.