- Co-operation between BMW and Mercedes parent company Daimler in other fields to remain unaffected
- Joint development of autonomous tech could resume in the future
BMW and Mercedes-Benz had announced their plans to collaborate in February 2019, but the companies have now issued a statement saying they have halted their joint development of autonomous car tech.
The German carmakers said that they “have arrived at a mutual and amicable agreement to concentrate on their existing development paths – which may also include working with current or new partners”.
The joint statement added that the partnership could be resumed at a later date and that the firms’ approach to “safety and customer benefits in the field of automated driving remains highly compatible”.
The announcement doesn’t affect the co-operation between BMW and Mercedes parent company Daimler in…