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10/25/16
Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen Group expands IT competence: Digital Lab in Berlin inaugurated

Inauguration of Volkswagen Digital Lab in Berlin
  • State Secretary Bär: "Software know-how safeguards the innovation leadership of car manufacturers"
  • CEO Matthias Müller: "We are turning the Volkswagen Group into a globally leading mobility company – IT plays a key role in this process"
  • Berlin Digital Lab to develop digital ecosystem
  • Collaboration with US software specialist Pivotal

The Volkswagen Group is further expanding its IT competence. The company inaugurated its Digital Lab in Berlin on Tuesday at a ceremony attended by the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Dorothee Bär, the CEO of the Volkswagen Group, Matthias Müller, Member of the General Works Council Heinz-Joachim Thust, and the CIO of the Volkswagen Group, Dr. Martin Hofmann. The lab is where software experts from Volkswagen and specialists from the US software corporation Pivotal will be working on a digital ecosystem offering new mobility services as well as networked vehicle services.

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