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VW to set up software development centre in Lisbon

Volkswagen Group is creating a software development centre for Volkswagen Group IT and Mand Truck and Bus AG in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Martin Hofmann, CIO of the Volkswagen Group, says: “We want to recruit highly qualified, highly motivated IT specialists in Portugal. Our new software development centre in Lisbon will be the decisive next step. We are transferring the success story of our Berlin digital labs to Portugal: combining exciting tasks with the most advanced agile working methods of the IT scene.”

In the medium term, about 300 IT specialists, particularly software engineers, web developers, and UX designers, are to work at the new facility. They will be concentrating on the development of cloud-based software solutions for the further digitalisation of corporate processes within the group and for the connected vehicles.


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