Ford has been using software built by BlackBerry’s QNX unit for its Sync3 in-car infotainment system, but has previously bought it through Panasonic. This deal cuts out the middleman and will reportedly let BlackBerry work on more software...
"Over the years, it will amount to a five-digit figure around the world," said VW's director of human resources.
George Hotz's plan was to sell the system, dubbed “Comma One,” as an after-market kit for $999. The slogan: “Ghostriding for the masses.”
Dormant for 54 years, Borgward is back, albeit with a smaller footprint — both in terms of the number of employees (just 50 to 100) and carbon output (the cars will be electric).
“There was this presumption that we were too dumb to get it,” said Bill Ford.
Tesla plans to do a Los Angeles-to-New York drive “without the need for a single touch” by the end of 2017.