Locked content Volkswagen plant in Września started to produce honey

At the Volkswagen Crafter plant in Września (Wielkopolskie), an apiary with 25 beehives was opened. Part of the 220-hectare area of the factory was taken over by the honey meadow. Honey will go to the factory canteen. Mikołaj Jóźwiak from Volkswagen Poznań (VWP) told PAP that the employees themselve...

Locked content Volkswagen to manufacture e-Crafter in Poland

Volkswagen confirmed its plans to manufacture its new e-Crafter electric utility vehicles at its Września factory. “At this stage of the project, the design of the vehicle will be finalized in Hannover. In the next stage, production will be transferred to Wrzeńia,” VW spokeswoman Dagmara Prystacka s...

UOKiK to begin proceedings against Volkswagen

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) is, this week, initiating proceedings against Volkswagen Poland arising from last year’s emissions manipulation scandal, UOKiK said in a press release on Thursday. VW Poland could face a penalty of up 10 percent of the company’s turnover...

Locked content Daimler and BMW announce plan to facilitate e-mobility across Europe

Four major carmakers announced on Tuesday that they have come up with a joint communication plan to create charging stations for battery-operated electric cars across Europe, including in Poland, a report in the Polish press stated. BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen (VW) want a network of stations a...

Locked content Volkswagen job cuts on the way – company

German automaker Volkswagen announced on Friday that it will eliminate approximately 30,000 jobs by 2021, the Polish press reported. The job losses are coming due to a recent agreement during negotiations with the company’s unions. The unions agreed to the cuts in exchange for the promise of future ...

Locked content Volkswagen troubles continue

The ongoing emissions-fraud scandal at automaker Volkswagen AG has widened, as a statement from the company on Sunday indicated that key figures at top levels of management may have been largely to blame, according to the New York Times. Hans Dieter Potsch, the chairman of the supervisory board, is ...

Locked content VW opens new factory in Wielkopolskie region

A new Volkswagen factory was officially opened in Białężyce near Września in the Wielkopolskie region of Poland. By 2018 the plant will be producing 100,000 units of a new version of its VW Crafter delivery vehicle annually. The plant, which was built over a 23-month period, will employ around 3,000...

Locked content New car registrations in Poland up by 17%

The number of passenger cars and vans registered in Poland in September amounted to 37,385, up 10.8 percent from August, and 17 percent y/y, according to data from sector research firm Samar. It was the 18th consecutive month of annual growth and the best September in a decade. The top-selling carma...

Locked content Volkswagen’s new factory will open October 24th

On October 24 in Białężyce near Września (Wielkopolskie voivodship) Volkswagen will open its new factory, with a predicted production volume of nearly 100,000 cars a year. The investment is valued at PLN 3.3 billion; 2,800 workplaces are to be created. Volkswagen Poznań is the region’s biggest...