VW starts I.D.3 production at Dresden | Automotive Industry News
Dresden is Germany’s next MEB assembly internet site immediately after Zwickau
Volkswagen’s ‘Transparent Factory’ in Dresden started sequence output of the ID.3 now, producing it the next German internet site for that EV and fourth globally producing versions based on the Modular Electrical Generate Toolkit (MEB).
The former ‘Centre of Long run Mobility’ will steadily renovate into the ‘Home of the ID’, VW said.
Dresden was constructed about 20 several years ago to assemble the VW Phaeton and also assembled other group luxurious versions, which includes the Bentley Traveling Spur, using bodies and parts shipped from other crops. Human body and paint retailers have given that been additional.
Thomas Ulbrich, VW’s electric powered mobility chief, said: “At Dresden we are now changing the fourth Volkswagen internet site to the new ID. loved ones and the MEB. At the identical time we are ramping up volume output in the Zwickau electric powered motor vehicle plant and in our two Chinese MEB crops each individual 7 days. In doing so we reaffirm our ambitions to get on a part as worldwide leaders in electric powered mobility.”
Plant chief Danny Auerswald additional: “The Clear Manufacturing unit plays an significant part inside the Volkswagen brand name: Here, people, clients and company appear into immediate get in touch with with the mobility of tomorrow. We are a output plant, vacationer attraction, occasion area, take a look at lab and shipping centre – all in just one. With the start of the output of the ID.31, we are giving the environmentally friendly light for our strategic realignment.”
The Zwickau plant kicked off MEB output. At the conclude of 2020, the Chinese websites in Anting and Foshan also begun output of MEB autos. Collectively, these 4 crops have a greatest output capacity of much more than 900,000 autos a 12 months. The upcoming websites in Emden, Hanover and Chattanooga (Usa) are also getting ready for MEB output.
ID.3 will start with just one shift and 35 autos from Monday to Friday.