The Kassel plant is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of gearboxes and a major component supplier for the Volkswagen Group. In addition to manual and dual clutch (DSG) gearboxes, the plant also produces electric motors as well as exhaust systems and hot-stamped body parts. In 2017, about 3.6 million gearboxes and 2.9 million exhaust systems were manufactured in Kassel. Apart from producing components, the Kassel plant is also the headquarters of Group After-Sales and Service (Vertrieb Original Teile & Service (OTC)). The product range includes 1.6 million different genuine parts for 13 Group brands. Every year, more than 21.3 million items are shipped from Kassel to some 184 customers in more than 90 countries.