Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler charged with emission cheating collusion

The EU’s competition enforcer has charged Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler with hindering competition on emission cleaning technology between 2006-2014. On Friday, EU antitrust regulators have charged Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler for hindering competition on emission cleaning technology for the period of 2006 to 2014. The European Commission said it had sent statements of objections setting…

BMW, Ericsson and Vodafone urges European Commission to consider 5G for cars

While an industry group prefers the adoption of a wifi-based technology for next-gen cars, others, including Intel, Vodafone, Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom, Qualcomm, Samsung, Daimler, Ford, PSA Group, and Huawei are pushing for an alternative 5G standard. BMW, Vodafone and Ericsson have reportedly made a last-ditch effort to persuade the European Commission to open the doors…

Volkswagen joins Baidu’s Apollo autonomous driving consortium

The consortium, of more than 130 partners, is aimed at developing self-driving car technology for the Chinese market. The European Union’s biggest carmaker, Volkswagen AG, stated it would join China’s Apollo autonomous driving consortium so as to develop self-driving car technology in the world’s biggest car market. In 2017, Baidu created the Apollo consortium to…