BMW And Daimler May Partner On Vehicle Platforms And Tech

The discussions are still reportedly in the early stages.

A new rumor suggests that long-time rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent, Daimler, might form a partnership to develop future vehicle platforms, batteries, and autonomous vehicle technology together. Unnamed insiders indicate that the discussions are still in the early stages, and the automakers would keep any component sharing to parts that aren’t brand specific, according to Automotive News Europe.