Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars

United Press International (UPI) | Jul 12, 2019 at 2:07 PM
  • Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday.
  • Argo AI plans to deploy the first self-driving system for ride sharing and goods delivery in dense urban areas and will tap the global reach of Ford and VW to get the largest deployment potential of any autonomous driving technology to date.
  • The partnership will also allow Ford to use VW’s dedicated electric vehicle architecture and modular electric toolkit to deliver high-volume electric vehicles in Europe in 2023.