Volkswagen CEO questions whether Apple plans to produce cars

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

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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.

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

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