E s is a so-called overflow production: Accordingly, the Models are then manufactured in Osnabrück when the capacities in the main factory in Zuffenhausen are exhausted. Series production of the Golf will start at the beginning of the second quarter of 2011. 1800 people are expected to work in the VW factory in Osnabrück by the end of 2012.
VW is investing heavily in the Karmann factory
Volkswagen had after the bankruptcy Karmann, his former supplier from Osnabrück, took over large parts of the company at the beginning of this year. VW wants to have invested around 300 million euros in the location by the end of 2011. Three quarters of that have already flowed, said the Osnabrück VW CFO Henning Jens of the newspaper. The former Karmann roof production at the Osnabrück site was transferred to the Finnish car manufacturer Valmet a few weeks ago.