BMW and Daimler expand cooperation

BMW и Daimler расширяют границы сотрудничества

This time the producers want to do together platform for electric vehicles. Cooperation in this area will allow each automaker to save at least seven billion euros

First companies consider cost-sharing for compact and mid-size models originally designed for electric propulsion. However, Automotive News Europe, citing Sueddeutsche Zeitung and Auto Bild reports that the final decision on this issue not accepted, and companies may not come to a unanimous decision.

Interestingly, BMW and Mercedes-Benz already have joint projects. Companies jointly develop new electronic driver assistance system (ADAS) and Autonomous driving to highways and Parking lots. In addition, the companies have created joint venture which will act as the provider of “intellectual services”. In they include car sharing, cashless payment of Parking and public network of charging stations for electric vehicles.