Volkswagen Group has opened a new software development center in Lisbon, adding 300 IT specialists to similar facilities that already operate in Wolfsburg, Germany, and Berlin. The opening underlines the growing importance of software in the automotive industry. “Software development for new digital services is to become a core competence for Volkswagen,” Martin Hofmann, CIO Read More..
Nissan has started work on a lithium-ion battery plant in Portugal that will support the ambitious rollout plans for electric vehicles of the Japanese carmaker and its French alliance partner Renault. The plant is being built on land that belongs to the Renault CACIA gearbox assembly plant. Investment costs are 156 million euros and the Read More..