Mercedes, BMW and Audi recently formed a partnership to purchase Here Maps from Nokia, all of the companies are working on their own electric vehicle technology and now it would appear that they may team up again for EV batteries.
The news comes from Mercedes parent company Daimler, who’s CEO Deiter Zetsche recently suggested that the three companies could work together on EV batteries for electric vehicles.
All car companies are under pressure from regulators to meet stringent emissions rules, electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles are becoming increasingly more important for the companies.
By working together the three auto makers could pool their technology to improve electric battery technology which could be use by all three of them in future vehicles.
Nothing has been confirmed as yet on whether the three companies will form a partnership to develop electric batteries for future vehicles, the auto makers are obviously in discussions about it.
As soon as we get more details on exactly what Mercedes, BMW and Audi have planned for their future electric vehicles, we will let you guys know.
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