Car makers

Exclusive-Nissan to Consider Renault Proposal on Ip Safeguards-Sources

A committee of Nissan’s board is set to meet next week to consider proposals from Renault to address a sticking point in talks to restructure the alliance between the two automakers, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Specifically, Nissan directors will consider proposals from Renault on how the Japanese automaker’s technology and intellectual […]

Google, Porsche in Talks over Google Apps Access

Porsche is considering fully integrating Google software into its car cockpit, a source close to the company said on Thursday, marking a shift in strategy for the newly listed carmaker. The deal, which is only being considered for the Porsche brand and not the Volkswagen Group more widely, would enable Porsche customers access to Google […]

Analysis-Bumper Green Aluminium Output Is Good News for Carmakers, and Climate

Aluminium makers are set to boost low-carbon metal output by 10 percent in 2023 and churn out even more in the years ahead, driving down the cost for carmakers seeking climate-friendly supplies and shrinking the industry’s hefty carbon footprint. Aluminium is the most energy-intensive metal to produce, accounting for about 1.1 billion tonnes of global […]

Importance of the Car Connection Data Control

Day by day, more connected automobiles are hitting the road. Drivers are generating mass volumes of data about them and their cars. The window of opportunity is open for tech companies and automakers alike. Yet a straightforward question arises, who owns the data and has control over it and its use? It remains unclear. The […]