ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Technology

BMW surges into self-driving tech with Tencent

German automaker aims to build semi-autonomous cars in 2021

BMW is partnering with Tencent in self-driving technology. (Photo courtesy of BMW)

NEW YORK -- BMW has jumped on the automated-driving bandwagon with another Chinese technology giant, half a decade after teaming up with Baidu.

The German luxury car manufacturer will partner with Tencent Holdings to launch a platform to develop automated-driving technology and products tailored to local customers.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more