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VW starts I.D.3 production at Dresden | Automotive Industry News

VW starts I.D.3 production at Dresden | Automotive Industry News

Dresden is Germany’s second MEB assembly internet site just after Zwickau

Volkswagen’s ‘Transparent Factory’ in Dresden commenced collection generation of the ID.three right now, producing it the second German internet site for that EV and fourth worldwide producing models centered on the Modular Electrical Drive Toolkit (MEB).

The previous ‘Centre of Future Mobility’ will steadily rework into the ‘Home of the ID’, VW claimed.

Dresden was crafted about twenty years back to assemble the VW Phaeton and also assembled other team luxurious models, like the Bentley Traveling Spur, using bodies and factors delivered from other vegetation. Physique and paint shops have since been extra.

Thomas Ulbrich, VW’s electrical mobility main, claimed: “At Dresden we are by now converting the fourth Volkswagen internet site to the new ID. household and the MEB. At the similar time we are ramping up volume generation in the Zwickau electrical auto plant and in our two Chinese MEB vegetation each week. In accomplishing so we reaffirm our ambitions to get on a job as worldwide leaders in electrical mobility.”

Plant main Danny Auerswald extra: “The Transparent Factory plays an critical job inside of the Volkswagen manufacturer: Here, readers, shoppers and friends occur into direct call with the mobility of tomorrow. We are a generation plant, tourist attraction, celebration site, test lab and shipping centre – all in one. With the start out of the generation of the ID.31, we are providing the eco-friendly light-weight for our strategic realignment.”

The Zwickau plant kicked off MEB generation. At the conclude of 2020, the Chinese web sites in Anting and Foshan also started out generation of MEB vehicles. Alongside one another, these four vegetation have a most generation potential of far more than 900,000 vehicles a 12 months. The next web sites in Emden, Hanover and Chattanooga (United states of america) are also preparing for MEB generation.

ID.three will start out with one shift and 35 vehicles from Monday to Friday.