BERLIN — Volkswagen is in talks with Taiwan’s Foxconn about a partnership to build cars. scout The brand, German automotive publication Automobilwoche, reported on Tuesday, citing sources for the Volkswagen company.
Volkswagen in May scout Establish and build an off-road brand, an independent independent company scout After 2026, trucks and SUVs designed, engineered, and manufactured in the United States for customers in the United States.
Foxconn, best known for assembling Apple’s iPhones, is expanding into making electric vehicles for car brands such as Lordstown, expecting a 5% market share in EV manufacturing by 2025. .
Volkswagen said it would not comment on speculation about a possible partnership. Foxconn declined to comment.
Volkswagen is also in talks with Magna International’s subsidiary Magna Steyr, which is considering building a plant in the United States, Automobilwoche reported.