German Carmakers Near $3 Billion Deal for Nokia’s Maps

The interior of a BMW 7-Series X Drive plug-in hybrid automobile.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

A group of German luxury-car makers including BMW AG are close to sealing the purchase of Nokia Oyj’s digital-maps business for about 2.7 billion euros ($3 billion), according to people familiar with the matter.

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