Volkswagen has signed a contract with Ford to develop a successor to its VW Amarok pickup truck.
Ford has a platform for its Ranger midsized pickup truck, which could help VW lower development costs.
VW and Ford continue discussions about extending its alliance to include autonomous driving and mobility services. Ford bought Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based self-driving startup, in 2017, but with spiraling development costs for autonomous cars in recent years, the company and other carmakers have sought alliances and outside investors.
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