SAF-HOLLAND will provide KLL brand rear drive air suspensions for two different vehicle versions.
Last week, Volkswagen closed its previously announced investment in Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based company in which Ford already had ownership and development interests.
VW Group subsidiary Elli acquires minority stake in the software provider for the operation of electrical charging stations.
Working together with Ford and Volkswagen, Argo AI’s self-driving system (SDS) is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., according to the automakers.
The two companies plan to first deliver medium pickup trucks for global customers, aiming to start in 2022, and intend to follow with commercial vans in Europe.
WirelessCar provides connected vehicle services and solutions to global producers of passenger cars.
The globally active technology company is one of only a few suppliers to be included in Volkswagen’s FAST program, allowing the supplier to be more closely involved in a strategic dialogue with the automobile manufacturer from Wolfsburg and at an earlier stage.
The struggle of U.S. carmakers against competition from imports might be traced back to this date in 1949. That’s when the Dutch ship Westerdam, like some automotive Noah’s Ark, brought the first two Volkswagen Beetles onto American soil.