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Volkswagen and IBM working together to develop digital mobility services

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Volkswagen and IBM are working together to develop digital mobility services. The two companies have entered into a 5-year agreement.  The objective of the collaboration is to establish an open marketplace for developers so that they have the possibility of creating a joint digital platform. “We Commerce” will be the first …

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Volkswagen unveils T-Roc, SUV with many advanced features

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The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is present in more than 150 markets throughout the world and produces vehicles at over 50 locations in 14 countries. In 2016, Volkswagen produced around 5.99 million vehicles, including best-selling models such as the Golf, Tiguan, Jetta and Passat. The company is extending its model …

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VW announces that I.D. Buzz concept to go into production

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Volkswagen has announced that it is planning on selling a production version of the award-winning I.D. Buzz concept electric vehicle in 2022 for the United States, Europe, and China. The I.D. Buzz is the second EV concept that VW has revealed for production, along with the original I.D. concept slated …

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Volkswagen Group Research and KUKA signed a new cooperation contract

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Volkswagen Group Research and KUKA have signed a new cooperation contract and thus deepened their strategic partnership in the area of service concepts for vehicles of the future. KUKA AG provides intelligent automation solutions and is a manufacturer of production plants in the automobile industry. Some initiatives of the research …

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MOIA to take over the Finnish software company Split Finland Oy

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MOIA, the new mobility company in the Volkswagen Group, is taking over the Finnish software company Split Finland Oy. As a wholly owned MOIA subsidiary the Espoo-based company will be known as MOIA Finland Oy. The main tasks of the team led by co-founder Teemu Sihvola will include the development …

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Volkswagen Group China and Mobvoi collaborate to develop Artificial Intelligence technologies

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Volkswagen Group China and Mobvoi Inc, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) company, have entered a strategic partnership to develop and implement AI technologies in cars. Top executives from the two companies signed a contract for a 50:50 joint venture between Volkswagen China Investment Co., Ltd. (VCIC) and Mobvoi Inc. targeting …

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Volkswagen shows off a fully self-driving car at the Geneva auto show

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(Reuters) Volkswagen will show off a fully self-driving car at the Geneva auto show, as part of the German carmaker’s drive to be at the forefront of new technologies in the wake of its diesel emissions scandal. Europe’s biggest carmaker has said it will invest billions of euros in electric …

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Volkswagen and Mobileye plan to implement a new navigation standard for autonomous driving

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Volkswagen and Mobileye are planning to implement a new navigation standard for autonomous driving starting in 2018. Future Volkswagen models will use the camera-based map and localisation technology Road Experience Management (REM) from Mobileye. Mobileye and Volkswagen are taking the next step towards autonomous driving. In the future, both will …

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Volkswagen selects Sierra Wireless AirPrime AR Series modules and the Legato software platform for its next generation of connected cars

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Sierra Wireless has announced that Volkswagen has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime AR Series modules and the Legato software platform for its next generation of connected cars. Sierra Wireless’ integrated 4G technology will reach the market beginning in 2018 in several Volkswagen models worldwide. Sierra Wireless automotive solutions will deliver high-speed …

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Volkswagen AG forms a new subsidiary to manage $2 billion it is required to spend on zero-emission vehicles

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Volkswagen AG has formed a new subsidiary to manage the $2 billion it is required to spend over the next decade in support of zero-emission vehicles in the U.S. The company, Electrify America LLC, will focus on three primary activities aimed at increasing usage of ZEV technology and showing more …

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