Senior program manager of Tesla's (TSLA) - Get 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.

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

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