Volkswagen CEO: Collaboration with Ford in Electric Vehicles and Auto Driving

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 Volkswagen CEO: Collaboration with Ford in Electric Vehicles and Auto Driving


ITs home June 14th news, HerbertDiess, chief executive of Volkswagen, said Volkswagen Group will cooperate with Ford motor in electric vehicle technology and automatic driving technology.

According to Autonews, the talks between Volkswagen and Ford went smoothly and were about to be finalized at a gathering of 500 senior executives of automakers in Wolfsburg, Germany, yesterday.

As early as March this year, Volkswagen and Ford signed an agreement to develop a pickup truck in cooperation, and the two sides will further expand their cooperation to the areas of automatic driving and mobile services. Ford said the talks were continuing and that it would release the latest developments once details were finalized. A Ford spokesman said in an e-mail statement: Discussions have been fruitful in many areas.

People familiar with the matter said this week that Volkswagens partnership with Ford may include investments in Fords ArgoAI subsidiary, which could be announced as early as July. According to reports, Ford Holdings subsidiary ArgoAI is building a new autopilot technology.

Source: Editor-in-Charge of IT Home: Wang Fengzhi_NT2541