Nokia is investing 72 million euros in smartcar technology




Nokia will invest 72 million euros in technology for smart cars. That the company said on its website. The money is put into a fund that Nokia used to invest in companies that computing and communications technologies to develop cars.

Nokia logo The fund will be managed by Nokia Growth Partners and investments among other objectives, to expand. Nokia’s platform on card service from Here Paul Asel NGP calls the vehicle a platform that is ripe for development. ” Vehicles provide a new platform for development comparable to that of smartphones and tablets,” said Asel. Nokia has any share in the navigation through its Navteq division. With the Lord’s service company brought all navigation to smartphones and tablets.

The investment comes two weeks after the sale of the phone division of Nokia. The Finnish company remains the owner of Lord and Microsoft taking a license to the map service. Nokia is not the only one that deals with automotive technology and the connected car ‘, so invested Intel in 2012 already $ 100 million in their fund. In addition, include Microsoft, Apple, Google and Samsung working to bring. Their own software platform for cars


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