By on July 4, 2014

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BlackBerry has sold an R&D center in Germany to Volkswagen, with VW picking up both the employees and other assets.

Volkswagen Infotainment will take over BlackBerry’s facilities in Bochum, Germany, along with 200 employees. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. BlackBerry’s subsidiary QNX has established itself as a niche player in the in-car connectivity space, though it’s unclear whether there will be any links between the two companies.

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