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The outbreak of Covid-19 presents Volkswagen with challenges worldwide. In China, Volkswagen's largest single market, the most severe effects of the virus for the Volkswagen Group China have been overcome - also regarding production in its 33 factories across the country. Almost all of the plants have started up again and are already well utilized. Karsten Schnake and Frank Engel and their teams worked hard for this success. Schnake heads up purchasing at Volkswagen Group China, while Engel is responsible for component activities, logistics and quality assurance. In the interview, they talk about their experiences in coping with the crisis in China.

Story "Emerging stronger from the crisis – with calmness, consideration and serenity"
Health protection is the absolute priority for the resumption of production.
Karsten Schnake, responsible for purchasing at Volkswagen Group China.
Frank Engel is responsible for component activities, logistics and quality assurance.
32 of the 33 plants are currently running again. Foshan employee.

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