The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has approved new production assignment plans that ultimately will eliminate assembly jobs. The plants in Emden and Hanover will be converted to build electric vehicles: models from the ID. Family. They will begin rolling off the assembly lines in 2022. In order to serve growth in Europe going forward, the Group will be expanding its production capacity post-2022 with an additional plant in Eastern Europe. WV Group has 660,000 employees all over the world – 290,000 of them in Germany.
In the future, electric small cars and sedans from several brands will be built in Emden, while Hanover will specialize in the production of the ID. BUZZ family, in addition to building vehicles with conventional drives. I.D. BUZZ, a VW Microbus like EV, will arrive at dealerships after a compact four-door I.D. model in 2022. Volkswagen is mainly targeting the markets in North America, Europe and China with both the I.D. BUZZ and the I.D. family overall. Continue reading