Nokia‘s navigation division was purchased by the equal partnership between Audi, BMW and Daimler. The transaction will be validated by the competent authorities in the first part of next year.
The representatives of the car manufacturers involved in this transaction are excited about the acquisition, motivating the purchase of the Nokia maps and navigation of the benefits brought by these frequent updates. Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG, explains the acquisition of his view: “High precision digital maps are an essential component of future mobility. With the acquisition of HERE Maps common, we want to ensure the independence of the central service for all carmakers, suppliers and customers in other industries“.