Map provider Here forms partnership with AlibabaOct. 25, 2016
Here, a major automotive provider of maps for onboard navigation systems owned by BMW, Mercedes and Audi, says it has formed a partnership with China's Alibaba to offer maps, traffic updates and navigation to Alibaba's customers.
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BMW, Audi and Daimler open to other investors in map consortium, report saysAug. 3, 2015
BMW, Audi and Daimler plan to invite other investors to join the mapping consortium they have forged to compete with Google, Bloomberg reported. Talks have been held with other automakers including GM, according to the report.
BMW, Audi, Daimler will boost self-driving push with Nokia maps acquisitionAug. 3, 2015
Toyota holds Apple, Google at bay with Telenav navigation dealJuly 30, 2015
Toyota will turn to a little-known company instead of Apple or Google to provide navigation and phone connectivity, as it seeks to maintain control of the car features. Toyota has been the biggest holdout among automakers as Apple and Google turn dashboards into screens that closely mirror their smartphones.
Audi, BMW, Mercedes favored by Nokia for maps deal, report saysJune 18, 2015
Nokia favors selling its HERE maps unit to Audi, BMW and Mercedes although price differences remain, according to sources. Final bids are due this week on the business, which supplies maps data for about 80 percent of cars with in-dash navigation systems in North America and Europe.
Fight for Nokia map unit may set industry's courseMay 18, 2015
The quest for control of the mapping company Nokia Here is shaping up as a fight between competing visions for the future of the automobile, as well as an old-school industry battle for control of the supply base.
Nvidia plans leap from Audi navigation systems to self-driving carsMay 15, 2015
Nvidia had a thriving business in supplying powerful graphics processors for video game consoles and laptop computers when VW Group asked it to adapt the same three-dimensional displays for the dashboards of Audi vehicles. Now the chipmaker has its eye on self-driving cars.