Ford and Volkswagen can agree on long-term cooperationOctober 21, 2018
On the Web, thanks to foreign publications, it became aware of the possible large-scale cooperation of concerns of Ford and Volkswagen in the framework of the production of commercial vehicles.
Carscoops reports that Volkswagen and Ford are exploring the possibility of cooperation. And now the possibility of cooperation in the segment of commercial vehicles is being considered, which could be the beginning of a more serious and durable relationship.
John Gabrielsen, an independent market economist, said Volkswagen and Ford could form a joint venture. This would benefit both companies because Ford is very strong in the United States, while Volkswagen is strong in Europe.
“We are currently exploring opportunities for cooperation. I am very confident that in the coming months we will have something more specific. ” – Said Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Chairman of the Board Thomas Sedran.
It is not yet clear which format of cooperation will be chosen by the two companies, and whether they will cooperate at all.
Meanwhile, the Volkswagen group announced the construction of the first own plant exclusively for electric cars. A new electric vehicle plant will be built in Shanghai.