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Nokia sold its digital maps Audi, BMW and Daimler by 2.8 billion euros


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The company will remain a separate unit; automakers are betting leverage the accuracy of these maps for the next autonomous cars


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The company will remain a separate unit; automakers are betting leverage the accuracy of these maps for the next autonomous cars

German automakers Audi, BMW and Daimler bought him to Finland's Nokia digital map business, Here, for 2.8 billion euros to strengthen the development of autonomous driving cars. Nokia will continue its business network infrastructure and virtual reality cameras while studying a possible return to the sale of smartphones.

"With the acquisition ensures the long-term availability of products and assistance Here as an open platform-independent, and create value for maps and extra mobility services on the Internet,' Daimler tell in the joint statement of the third companies German automobile.

Currently, the sector is dominated by Here (generated from the purchase of Navteq in 2007 for 8.1 billion dollars), the TomTom Dutch group (which bought you TeleAtlas that year by two billion dollars), and mapping services Google. Here, which had revenues of 28 million euros in the first half, it establishes the basis for the new generation of maps and mobility services. For the German automobile industry, the acquisition creates the basis for a new system of assistance that would achieve the fully automated driving.

Manufacturers expect the first fully automated driving vehicles will start circulating on the roads in 2020. The development of high-definition digital maps in real time is a key technology for these vehicles and for the next driving safety systems.

The new cameras incorporate high-precision sensors, that allow consider information as speed limits or critical driving situations. For example, using temperature data and ABS brake system with new vehicles give a warning of ice on the road in real time. Jam also provide information that enables significantly reduce the risk of accidents.

Automakers predict that in the future this technology to alert the driver time curves and even apply support systems. 'Here work a key role in the digital revolution in mobility and precision combine maps with data from the car to make the environment easier and safer driving for all," the president of BMW, Harald Krüger.

Each of the auto companies can offer their customers specific and differentiated services brand, which is based on a similar initial data. The three manufacturers have identical interests in Here, you do not aspire to a majority stake and which are not going to intervene in the current business, whose management will remain independent.

Here in the bid, which produces maps and data from 200 countries in more than 50 languages, German automakers were imposed on Uber and several venture capitalists. The transaction, which still must be approved by the authorities of competition, will close in the first quarter of 2016, EFE explains .
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