VW funds Europe’s first IT automotive study programme at the 42 Wolfsburg coding school

Volkswagen has announced that, together with the “42” coding schools in Wolfsburg and Berlin and partners including Microsoft, Bosch and the Korean Kookmin University, it has established the SEA:ME degree program, the first open education course in Europe for software engineering in the automotive and mobility sectors. The aim of new programme is to train […]

Ford and VW shut down driverless joint venture

The autonomous vehicle startup Argo AI, joint owned by Ford and VW is closing down. The website Techcrunch broke the news that the business, which was started with an initial $1 billion investment back in 2017, told employees that some people would receive offers to work at one of the two manufacturers, although it remains […]

Driverless start-up Argo cuts workforce

The driverless startup backed by Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen has laid off about 150 workers after “ramping up too quickly and finding itself overstaffed”. Argo AI has confirmed the layoffs from a global workforce that has grown to more than 2,000. “With incredible growth and progress made in our mission to deploy driverless vehicles, […]

Ford and VW team up on future vehicle tech

Carmakers Ford and Volkswagen have signed agreements to expand their global alliance on a range of technology including electric and autonomous vehicles. The companies think the alliance will “enhance ownership experiences” for current and future customers by “more rapidly innovating vehicle offerings, incorporating relevant new technologies, delivering better utility and offering more model choices”. In […]


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