Ford and Volkswagen have been investigating a partnership on autonomous vehicles as part of talks that began earlier this year.
“These companies can form some partnerships on this stuff and spread out the costs of some of this development,” said Sam Abuelsamid, analyst with Navigant Research, a company that tracks autonomous vehicle development. “The costs of this technology are enormous. If they can develop one system that they both utilize, they can spread that cost over more vehicles.”
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