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Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel to develop driverless cars

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel to develop driverless cars

Automaker FCA, also known as Fiat Chrysler, buffed up its image as a technology player Wednesday by linking with BMW and Intel to develop driverless cars.

Last year, BMW and Intel, which recently bought driverless technology provider Mobileye, formed a partnership to develop a platform for autonomous cars that could be sold or licensed to other automakers. Thus far, Fiat Chrysler is the only other automaker to climb aboard.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“I certainly think they’re going to gain more than they bring,” said James Hodgson, senior analyst at ABI Research. “They certainly don’t bring much technology to the table.”

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