Volkswagen deal to connect car drivers to their homes

July 07, 2016

Volkswagen owners will be able to control devices in their home from their driving seat in the future as part of a partnership with LG Electronics. The deal will include the development of a system to update the driver with information from their homes without distracting them from the road and the design of next-generation infotainment technology for connected cars. The announcement reflects a new strategy from Volkswagen Group chief executive Matthias Mueller, who is looking to distance the firm from the ongoing diesel emissions crisis by focusing on mobility technology projects including autonomous cars, artificial intelligence and the web-based services.

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