VW says cooperation talks with Ford 'close to completion'

Two of the world’s biggest auto manufacturers have been talking about a potential deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars. Volkswagen and Ford are reportedly close to reaching a deal, according to the former’s chief executive today. The two companies have been in talks for months and these comments from a high-ranking VW executive show that they have entered into a fairly advanced stage. VW CEO Herbert Diess told around 500 of the company’s top managers from across the globe at the headquarters in Wolfsburg today that the talks with Ford on a partnership for self-driving cars is “going well and nearly complete.” It would be an important strategic relationship with Ford which is already heavily invested in the development of self-driving cars.“Without a strong presence in the U.S. – still our weakest region – global trade conflicts risk putting us in a dire situation,” Diess reportedly said during the meeting, adding that “Today we ar

VW says cooperation talks with Ford 'close to completion'

Car giant Volkswagen's talks on co-operation with US-based Ford concerning electric vehicles and automated driving are "close to completion", the German company's chief executive Herbert Diess ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025

Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Reuters Technology

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW

Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.

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VW And Ford May Soon Have A Deal On Self-Driving Cars

Two of the world’s biggest auto manufacturers have been talking about a potential deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars. Volkswagen and Ford are reportedly close to ...

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