Volkswagen Group Research and automation specialist KUKA conclude new cooperation contract
Volkswagen Group Research and automation specialist KUKA intensify their strategic partnership in the area of service concepts for vehicles of the future. Joint development of robot-based innovation concepts for vehicles of the future has now been agreed following the signing of a new Cooperation Contract by the Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen AG, Matthias Müller, Head of Research and Development at the Volkswagen Group, Ulrich Eichhorn, and the Chief Executive Officer of KUKA AG, Till Reuter.
Autonomous automobiles and service robots are two subsidiary aspects of mobility in the future. These aspects will be analysed jointly through the strategic partnership. "We are working intensively on structuring the mobility of tomorrow. This is not simply about innovative vehicle concepts but encompasses completely new requirements in the service sector," explained Matthias Müller.
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Startup Challenge: programming for the Volkswagen Group digital factory
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Volkswagen expands deep learning competence
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Volkswagen Group receives all approvals from German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) for modifications of TDI engines
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Matthias Müller appointed CEO of the Volkswagen Group
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