BMW, Mercedes-Benz Might Form Car Parts Alliance
LONDON – BMW AG and Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz Cars division are in talks to exploreteaming up in developing, producing, and purchasing car components, accordingto the Wall Street Journal andwww.forbes.com. The companies are discussing how the companies could jointly buy carparts, including seat frames and air-conditioning modules.
The twosides are also exploring possible cooperation, on a project-by-project basis,in developing and producing components, including engines.
Spokesmenfor both Daimler and BMW said the two companies are exploring furthercooperation on components.