The Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands are working flat out on the transformation and conversion of plants to e-mobility. VW Passenger Cars has now ordered more than 1400 robots from FANUC for its production facilities at Chattanooga, USA and Emden, Germany, while Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has ordered a further 800 ABB robots for its Hanover plant. The robots are mainly intended for body production and battery assembly. All three plants are currently being prepared for the production of electric cars using highly
From 2022, the ID.4 is to be produced at Chattanooga and Emden, while the model known under the show car name of ID. BUZZ is to roll off the production line at Hanover. In total, the group plans to invest €33bn by 2024 with a view to becoming the world’s market leader in e-mobility. Several billion euros are to be invested at these three plants.
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