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04/23/19
Wolfsburg (D)
E-mobility

Charged Up

Volkswagen is restructuring its Zwickau plant to produce electric cars, and investing 1.2 billion euros into this highly modern site in Saxony. The project is taking three years and is rather complex – because production keeps on going.

Story: Charged Up
Here is where one of 1,625 new robots will stand in the ID. production facility at the Zwickau plant.
Reinhard de Vries, Managing Director for Technology and Logistics at Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH: “It’s like changing your clothes in your closet.”
The Golf and Golf Variant are still being produced in Zwickau. Mirjam Chlouba installs a side window.
Production of the Golf and Golf Variant continues while the Zwickau plant is being converted to make the fully electric ID.
All 8,000 employees of the Zwickau plant are being trained for production of the ID.