Volkswagen CEO questions whether Apple plans to produce cars

Munich Motor Show IAA Mobility 2021
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess attends the Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021, in Munich, Germany, September 7, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

BERLIN, June 22 (Reuters) - Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said on Wednesday he was not sure Apple (AAPL.O) planned to produce cars but that the California-based company certainly wanted to provide software for cockpits.

"I'm not sure if Apple will actually bring cars to the market in the end. It would be a big effort," Diess said at the start of the technology conference in Berlin, adding he was certain Apple wants to enter the car cockpit market with software.

Reporting by Nadine Schimroszik Writing by Paul Carrel Editing by Kirsti Knolle

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