VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars

Japan News | Jun 14, 2019 at 1:19 PM
  • 2 U.S. automaker signed a deal in March to develop a pickup truck and have been in talks about extending the alliance to include autonomous driving and mobility services.
  • Carmakers are increasingly looking to partnerships and alliances to help share the cost of moving to new cleaner technologies, potentially saving billions of dollars in costs.
  • Ford’s majority-owned subsidiary Argo AI is building an automated “driver” that could compete with Aurora’s technology.