Electronics giant Pioneer and digital mapping group Here said they had agreed to invest in one another so the companies can develop maps for autonomous driving services.
German supplier Knorr-Bremse has dropped its 5.5-billion-crown ($692 million) bid for smaller Swedish rival Haldex, ending for now a heated bidding process that has lasted more than a year.
Intel said it will collaborate with Google affiliate Waymo, saying it worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.
Pirelli CEO Marco Tronchetti says key shareholders have not expressed an intention to sell their remaining stakes in the firm after it returns to the stock market next month.
As we work to make autonomous driving a reality, one thing that has become clear is that innovation needs to be nurtured by policy, not regulation.
While auto manufacturers have welcomed the second-chance EPA review of mpg targets under the Trump administration, suppliers of emissions-control and fuel-efficiency technology are pushing back.
Suppliers have until Sept. 14 to apply for the 2018 Automotive News PACE Awards.
As the internal combustion comes under increasing pressure because of air pollution and emissions fears, suppliers such as Bosch, Delphi and Continental are adjusting their powertrain operations.
Hyundai has appointed Tao Hung Tan as its new chief of China operations. The move comes as payment disputes with suppliers resulted in the temporary shutdown of production last month at four of the automaker’s China factories.
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