- are affected by the VW factory in Emden now also the parent plant in Wolfsburg and the transmission plant in Kassel.
- The missing parts could have an impact on many model families.
When carmaker Volkswagen provide missing parts of a supplier for increasing production bottlenecks. Are affected by the VW factory in Emden now also the parent plant in Wolfsburg and the transmission plant in Kassel. Background is a dispute with a supplier group.
What is it going exactly, but is unclear. In Kassel the trader no longer supplied the plant with needed transmission parts for automatic transmissions, such as a VW spokesman said on Wednesday. He thus confirmed a NDR credit report. In Kassel will a “flexible working” checked. The missing parts could have an impact on many model families and locations that are supplied with automatic transmissions from Kassel. Kassel is the group’s largest transmission plant.
“supplier has suspended the contracted supply of components”
In Emden Passat plant to 7200 workers go on short time, such as VW already announced had , Now VW also checks “for parts of the production at the Wolfsburg increase the flexibility of working time ‘. This is also the case for Kassel. This is usually the benefit of time accounts meant, or – as in Emden – also applying for short-time work
The carmaker said the situation: “A supplier of Volkswagen has subjected the contracted supply of components.. This leads to a bottleneck in the production. ” VW have indeed an injunction that obliges suppliers to restart the supply. “This commitment, he is still not fulfilled. Since the development is not foreseeable at present, we check for parts of the production at the Wolfsburg increase the flexibility of working time”, said the spokesman.
The suppliers are one hand, sells it to a GmbH from Plauen in Saxony, the textile and leather for the interior of the vehicle – such as seat covers. On the other hand it is also about a cast of experts, also from Saxony, who sells it for auto transmission. This second GmbH under the umbrella of a group of companies with headquarters in Wolfsburg. On the part of these suppliers was on Wednesday initially no opinion on condition.
A spokesman for the Landgericht Braunschweig explained on Wednesday that the injunction against the supplier as a result of a hearing took place. Thus an appeal to the Court of Appeal was possible, the deadline for this lies in a month. VW have made credible in court that the carmaker had the claims