Fiat Chrysler is teaming up with BMW and Intel to develop an autonomous driving system. The companies said the system will be used by automakers worldwide to run self-driving vehicles. It will be flexible so automakers can keep their unique brand identities.
Toyota, Intel and other technology and auto companies are forming a consortium to create an ecosystem for big data used in connected car. This sort of improved access to OEM data will be crucial for service and collision as vehicle technology becomes more advanced.
Intel has further extended its offer to buy out remaining shareholders of Mobileye NV after securing 84 percent of the acquisition target's shares, the two companies said on Tuesday. Intel said the acquisition is expected to accelerate innovation for the automotive industry and positions Intel as a leading technology provider in the fast-growing market for highly and fully autonomous vehicles.