VW in Talks to Partner Up with Waymo

The Volkswagen Group is exploring a partnership with Google’s mobility service, Waymo. The deal would be for Europe, reports Germany’s Manager Magazin.

Herbert Diess, VW’s CEO, wants to spend 12 billion euros to buy a 10% stake in the company but lacks backing from the supervisory board, according to the report.

VW’s suite of MEB-based electric vehicles will all come with the physical hardware necessary for autonomous driving, but won’t come from new with the software for it. The...

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