The Volkswagen plant
The impeccable work of
Translated from Dutch – Cornel 10/2010
Exterior of the factory ... Does it not look like a HOSPITAL?
There is a special train for visitors ... Right to the entrance!
The other one is for deliveries ... Comes directly from the factory!
But pay ....
On the outside
But you will see
that the inside is
You have no idea
this all is.
Have a look !
Each car is build to specification by the customer.
Each technician uses hi-tech equipment.
This floor is actually an assembly line and proceeds to the rhythm of the addition
of each part after a thorough inspection.
The assembly line is marked with large dots.
The technicians are mounting parts inside the body of the car.
Each post assembly post
has its own
The large dots left
mark the moving
floor that runs continuously.
And if the technicians have
to work on the underside...
... There are these "cranes"
which move in all the
They are telescopic, so
the car can be positioned
in any desired position
A series of mobile cranes: an assembly line …
... Which brings the car right next to the parts, not vice versa.
An assembly that is done ... as if they were plastic toys!
The engines are mounted, along with the transmissions (right).
according to the
wishes of the
type and color
of the body.
Look at the control
they are completely
All required tools are available, perfect and precise.
WHITE is the color of the work clothes: everything must be perfect!
Only the mask and gloves of the surgeon are missing!
THE END OF THE ASSEMBLY!
The finished cars have to be placed somewhere …
A VW Polo is loaded into the "car
tower" in the factory in Wolfsburg
This tower is a showcase for the
visitors who are welcomed every
Wednesday (approximately 5,000
per week) when this huge
showcase is full. In this factory
not only Volkswagens are build,
but also Audi's, Bentleys and
THANKS FOR VISITING!