Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) is focusing on electromobility and is launching the ID. Buzz is taking its classic, the Bulli, on the road as an all-electric variant. Kuka has been commissioned with the planning, delivery, assembly and commissioning of a fully automated
The systems are largely assembled at Kuka in Augsburg, commissioned and then delivered to the customer. Substructure 1 and 2, including associated subgroups, will be relocated over an area of around 14,000 square metres.
Process technologies such as resistance spot welding, gluing, nut and stud welding are carried out in the 15 modular production lines. Among other things, so-called Kuka Rackchangers are used to supply the car body components to the production line.
With its extensive know-how, Kuka supports the largest transformation in the history of the automotive industry and the new technical challenges. “Automated, intelligent systems are needed to meet the requirements for economical production of complex e-vehicles,” says Gerald Mies, Managing Director of Kuka Systems GmbH. “Close cooperation between plant engineering and the automotive industry is more important than ever here.”