Volkswagen produces facial displays across Europe on its 3D printers to donate to Spain

EP WOLFSBURG Updated:04/02/2020 18: 32h save Related news The automobile group brands Volkswagen has started producing facial display components across Europe in its 3D printers to assist in the fight against coronavirus expansion, an initiative that is part of the joint transnational project with Airbus and the 3D Impression network “Mobility goes Additive”, what includes […]

This is how wiper motors help against the virus

The group uses production capacities that cannot be used for vehicle production due to the general production stop. The network of in-house 3D printers, with which components for medical devices can be manufactured, also plays an important role. The most technically demanding is a complete device production at the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary Seat. Completed ventilators […]

Car industry. Corona crisis slows down US auto market

General Motors US market leader General Motors saw a seven percent decline in the first quarter. (Photo: AFP) Detroit Customers stay at home, dealers close: Like many other industries, the US auto industry is suffering badly from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Market leader General Motors (GM) and the rival Fiat Chrysler reported a […]

Donald Trump’s Rediscovered Promise – Morning Briefing

Good morning dear readers, in his 2016 election campaign Donald Trump Always an audience hit: he wanted to quickly, very quickly provide the country with new bridges, canals, roads and Internet lines. About all the affairs, staff changes and Kraftmeiereien its chaotic tenure However, the project has been somewhat forgotten. Well – it’s election campaign […]

Audi dares to restart with Markus Duesmann

Audi plant The corona crisis forces the VW subsidiary to close factories around the world. (Photo: ddp / Xinhua / Sipa USA) Munich, Dusseldorf When Markus Duesmann starts his new job this Wednesday, a ghostly scenario awaits him. Only a small remaining team will be the new one Audi– Receive boss, at least 1.5 meters […]

Volkswagen, Porsche and BMW extend production hiatus until April 19

EFE Frankfurt Updated:03/31/2020 20:42 save German automakers Volkswagen, Porsche and BMW are extending the interruption of production in Germany by ten days, until April 19, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Volkswagen has requested a reduction in working hours for around 10,000 employees in Germany and BMW for around 20,000. The stoppage of production in many […]

Volker Wieland talks about the consequences of the corona crisis

Patients with Spanish flu are lying in beds in an emergency hospital at Camp Funston, Fort Riley Military Base, Kansas (photo taken in 1918). Picture: dpa The economist Volker Wieland talks about the consequences of the corona crisis, tight protective clothing, inflation – and the necessary duration of the shutdown. Professor Wieland, how long can […]

Closure of plants due to coronavirus costs Volkswagen 2,000 million weekly

EP Madrid Updated:03/27/2020 18: 11h save Related news The CEO of the Volkswagen automobile group, Herbert Diess, has ensured that the closure of the plants of the German consortium in both Europe and America to prevent the expansion of the coronavirus represents a cost of about 2,000 million euros a week. This has been indicated […]

VW Golf is no longer the best-selling car in Europe

Dusseldorf The Gulf of Volkswagen is the most successful car in Europe. No other vehicle is sold as often, no other model can match the market leader from Wolfsburg. This has been a fact in the automotive industry for decades. With the Golf Class, Volkswagen has even created its own segment in the car world. […]

S&P downgrades Daimler and BMW – Volkswagen with negative outlook | 03/27/20

FRANKFURT (Dow Jones) – The rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has lowered the credit ratings of BMW and Daimler in view of the expected massive pressure on automakers from the corona virus crisis. At Volkswagen, S&P reduced the outlook to negative, so a gradation could follow later. As a result of the virus outbreak, […]