The two companies will extend their existing alliance on development of commercial vehicles to electric and self-driving passenger cars, with Ford getting access to Volkswagen's MEB platform.
You can now use Apple's Siri to lock and unlock your Volkswagen vehicle and perform other controls through the Car-Net app. The integration is available with Apple devices running iOS 12.
Volkswagen and Microsoft will work together to develop the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud for future digital services and mobility offerings of the automaker based on the Azure platform.
Apple is rumoured to be working on a deal that will allow it to buy cobalt, an essential battery material, directly from miners. It's prompted by fears that electric vehicles will create shortages.
Germany's transport minister ordered this Thursday the recall of 22,000 Porsches across Europe and the halt of permits for those still under manufacturing until new law-abiding software is available.
Since the announcement, consumers have been wondering when CarPlay will be offered. Now, a new report claims that Apple is currently in talks with Volkswagen to begin offering the interface.
Smartphone maker, BlackBerry, has sold off its R&D assets in Germany to Volkswagen which will result in the shift of over 200 employees to the automaker's Infotainment division.