NECKARSULM, Germany (Reuters) - The contest for Nokia 's maps business has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third group including China's Tencent and Navinfo, people familiar with the process said.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia is in no hurry to sell its mapping unit HERE despite receiving high quality bids, the Finnish company's chief executive said in a trade magazine interview.
* U.S. and Chinese companies also in race - sources (Recasts, includes more details about potential bidders)
NECKARSULM, Germany, May 22 (Reuters) - Audi could imagine more bidders for Nokia 's mapping unit HERE in the three-way German consortium of luxury automakers, R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg said.
HELSINKI, May 22 (Reuters) - Nokia is in no hurry to sell its mapping unit HERE despite receiving high quality bids, the Finnish company's chief executive said in a trade magazine interview.
* German automakers team with General Atlantic on Nokia HERE bid
FRANKFURT, May 21 (Reuters) - Germany's premium automakers Mercedes, Audi and BMW have teamed up with private equity firm General Atlantic to raise their chances of clinching Nokia 's map unit HERE by overtaking Internet bidders, two people familiar with the matter said.
HELSINKI, May 20 (Reuters) - Sebastian Nystrom, the head of new products and brand-licensing at Nokia 's Technologies unit, will leave the company to take a new role at Finnish retailer S Group, the firms said on Wednesday.
HELSINKI, May 18 (Reuters) - Finnish pension fund Ilmarinen will sell 15 property holdings in Finland, including the head office of Nokia , to a new joint venture it co-owns with Swedish pension fund AMF, it said on Monday.
HELSINKI, May 13 (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia is planning to cut up to 70 jobs from its technologies unit in Finland, its spokeswoman said on Wednesday.