Senior program manager of Tesla's (TSLA) - Get Tesla Inc Report "Autopilot" division Alexandre Haag has left the company, the Information reports.

Haag has accepted the CTO role of the autonomous vehicle unit at German auto maker Volkswagen (VLKAY) .

One reason for his leaving, the Information said, is the feeling that Tesla's Autopilot unit is more focused on semi-autonomous features like lane-keeping plus adaptive cruise control than on developing a fully self-driving car.

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Shares of Tesla closed lower over 1% on Wednesday. Shares of Volkswagen closed lower on Wednesday as well. 

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