Samsung SDI to supply batteries for startup Lucid Motors' EVsWed, 07, Dec 2016
Harman's first bet after Samsung deal is car dashboard projectorTue, 06, Dec 2016
Deal could speed car electronics systemsMon, 21, Nov 2016
Samsung's $8 billion bid for Harman makes big bet on car techMon, 14, Nov 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.
Samsung to buy Harman for $8 billion in connected-car pushMon, 14, Nov 2016
Fiat Chrysler, Samsung talks stall amid Note 7 crisis, report saysWed, 12, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler's talks with Samsung Electronics over a partnership with its car-parts unit have stalled because the Korean company is focused on resolving the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone crisis, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Fiat's Elkann says talks for Marelli partner include SamsungSat, 03, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann confirmed the carmaker is holding talks with several potential partners, including Samsung Electronics, to strengthen its car-parts unit Magneti Marelli.
Samsung SDI will build EV battery plant in HungaryTue, 30, Aug 2016
Self-driving cars spur more automotive M&A in Silicon ValleyWed, 10, Aug 2016
The auto industry's self-driving revolution has spurred the biggest two years of automotive supplier takeovers in a decade. The total value of automotive supplier deals in 2015 and 2016 was $74.4 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, with each of those years far exceeding the $17.7 billion annual average in the previous 10 years.
Samsung's Lee weighs car technology move with talks for FCA unitThu, 04, Aug 2016
After Samsung Electronics' success in selling components for rivals' smartphones, Vice Chairman Lee Jae Yong is considering a similar strategy for the world of automobiles. Samsung is in advanced talks to buy assets of auto-parts maker Magneti Marelli from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Fiat Chrysler may sell Magneti Marelli parts unit to Samsung in $3B deal, report saysWed, 03, Aug 2016
Samsung is in advanced talks to buy some or all of the operations of Fiat Chrysler's Magneti Marelli parts unit, Bloomberg reported. The deal could be worth $3 billion and Samsung is particularly interested in the supplier's lighting, in-car entertainment and telematics business, sources said.
Samsung invests $449 million in China's BYDFri, 22, Jul 2016
Samsung pursued a stake in EV specialist BYD after an affiliate was among foreign battery makers left off a list of suppliers approved by China, where sales of EVs are surging and the government has sped up construction of charging points. For Samsung, the foray into the auto industry is also a way to help make up for declining growth in hardware businesses such as televisions and smartphones.