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Volkswagen is converting the Zwickau plant into a modern high-tech facility. We take a look at the automotive production of the future. We have been to the sheetmetal shop, the body shop, the paint shop, and talked to the experts.

More and more assembly processes at the Zwickau plant are automated.
Story: „High tech in production“
High-tech plant Zwickau: Automated production in assembly.
Here the robot installs the cockpit, fully automatically.
Automated processes also play a decisive role in the installation of the front axle. Here the robot automatically places the heavy components on the chassis frame.
The whole thing is screwed together with the so-called X-Gun, a device for screws, which itself is loaded fully automatically.
Lars Thielemann, Head of Planning at the Zwickau plant, stands in front of the cockpit installation in the assembly hall ...
The driverless transport system in assembly line four.

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