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The auto industry is jolted by the tech industry’s interference


According to Volkmar Denner, the chief executive officer of Robert Bosch, the largest auto supplier in the world, the recent plans of software makers Google and probably also Apple have prompted swift reactions from the traditional players in the auto industry. The carmakers and their long-time supply partners have stepped up efforts to introduce their own versions of highly automated vehicles ...
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