Restart of Production at Audi in Ingolstadt

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47014"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: This press release originally ran on Wednesday, April 29 Production at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt has started up again today on a single assembly line. Due to the corona crisis, production was shut down in a controlled manner in mid-March. The picture shows a section of the assembly line including a separating plastic sheet for safety, where the employees are producing the Audi A3 and Q2 m...

Audi Production Gradually Restarts in Europe

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46036"] source: Audi AG The Audi plants in Europe will slowly return to normality by the end of the month Board of Management Member for Production Peter Kössler: “The focus is on a safe working environment” General Works Council Chairman Peter Mosch: “Numerous measures are being taken to ensure that the employees’ health is protected” Audi will gradually initiate the restart of production at its plants in Europe during the coming...

Being Tested: Audi Production Tests Exoskeletons For Overhead Tasks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40143"] source: Audi AG Comparative study of two exoskeletons in different production areas Audi Board of Management Member for Production Peter Kössler: “We want to use new technologies to improve our employees’ health and make production more innovative.” Support structure is designed to clearly relieve the burden on muscles and joints in the shoulder area Audi wants to further improve its employees’ er...

Audi Expands Polymer 3D Printing in Production

source: Audi AG Audi assumes pioneering role within Volkswagen Group Printed auxiliary tools now also improve workflows in volume production Global 3D printing network under construction Audi is expanding the use of 3D printers in Production. Custom designed and locally printed, auxiliary tools from the 3D printer help employees on the production lines. A separate department will be responsible for implementation at the Neckarsulm site in the future. Th...

Volkswagen Group To Expand Production of Electric Vehicles Worldwide on a Massive Scale

source: Volkswagen AG “Roadmap E” is picking up speed: 16 production sites for electric vehicles by the end of 2022 Future partnerships with battery manufacturers agreed for Europe and China CEO Matthias Müller: “Things are really moving. A change of course for the Volkswagen supertanker – full speed ahead to the future!” Fiscal year 2017: record earnings despite billions in cash outflows from the diesel crisis CFO Frank Witter: “The results of the year 2017 de...