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Nokia sale of Here gets closer; TomTom teams with Bosch

Wednesday 22 July 2015 | 09:04 CET | News
German car makers Audi, a unit of Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, and BMW have agreed in principle to acquire Here, the digital mapping service of Nokia, for a bit over EUR 2.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a number of sources familiar with the situation. Separately, German auto-parts supplier Robert Bosch and the Dutch digital mapping company TomTom agreed to work together to develop high-definition digital maps needed for self-driving cars, the companies said on 21 July. The pair expect to have self-driving vehicles on the highway in 2020 with highly accurate

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Apple / BIT / BMW / Google / Nokia / TomTom
Countries: World
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