A group of German auto makers agreed to pay slightly more than
€2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) for Nokia’s digital mapping service,
prevailing over Silicon Valley bidders in a battle for a key
enabling technology for self-driving cars.
German luxury car makers Audi, a unit of Volkswagen AG,
Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG, and BMW AG have agreed in
principle to purchase the telecommunications group’s digital
mapping service Nokia Here, according to a person familiar with