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01/15/19
Detroit / Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company Launch Global Alliance

  • Alliance leverages the two global automakers’ strengths to better compete, innovate and serve customers
  • Alliance does not involve cross-ownership between the two companies
  • Companies to first deliver medium pickup trucks for global customers, aiming to start in 2022, and intend to follow with commercial vans in Europe
  • Van and pickup agreements are targeted to deliver scale and efficiencies for each company starting in 2023 
  • Volkswagen and Ford also are committed to exploring potential collaboration on EVs, autonomous vehicles and mobility services

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company today announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry.

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