May 17, 2017—To advance its autonomous vehicle technology, BMW, which had already partnered with Intel and Mobileye, is now partnering with Delphi, another major player in the self-driving field, according to Forbes.
BMW is bringing Delphi onboard as a “development partner and system integrator” for the autonomous platform that they are developing. The company says its has 40 “highly automated” prototype vehicles in testing.
The platform will not only be for BMW, but also for other OEMs.
“The partnership between BMW, Intel and Mobileye continues to break new ground in the auto industry. In less than one year the joint teams have made substantial progress to deliver a scalable platform for autonomous driving and are on path to deliver 40 pilot cars in second half of this year," Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said. "Adding Delphi as an integration partner will help to accelerate the introduction of autonomous cars on the streets from multiple carmakers and offer differentiation to customers.”