BMW drives to slash battery costs, share expenses on autonomous vehicles

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German automaker BMW AG prepares more deals with mining companies to secure electric vehicle battery materials, and is open to establishing alliances to share the expenses of developing autonomous-vehicle systems, the automaker’s research and development chief informed Reuters. BMW management board member Klaus Froehlich stated automakers and large providers have started to discuss how to […]

BMW and Baidu to end their joint project on self-driving cars

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BMW and China’s Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars and trucks, executives for the two companies said on Friday, with Baidu now looking for new international research partners. Wang Jing, the head of autonomous vehicle development at Baidu, informed Reuters the company was now utilizing vehicles from Ford’s Lincoln in its U.S. […]