Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has started preliminary discussions with Uber Technologies for a potential partnership, according to a report from Automotive News.
The partnership would be similar to the automaker’s recent partnership with with Google to build and test autonomous vehicles.
An agreement could be reached by the end of the year. However, Uber is in talks with several other automakers and FCA has made initial contacts with other tech companies. It talked with Amazon on autonomous cars and offered to build a car for Apple.