VW is planning to cut at the sites in Emden and Hannover up to 7,000 jobs. Background the production of electric cars, the company wants to bring forward. Since the production of the vehicles is considered to be less expensive, the group plans with less employees. At least this is the case, should be exploited to the full old-age part-time arrangements in full, told the German press Agency from well-informed circles. In the case of up to 4,000 jobs in Hanover, and up to 3,000 in Emden could be deleted. But this is only possible on a voluntary Basis. In Hanover, then 10,000 Employees, would remain in Emden, about 6,000. Earlier, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had reported about it.

cushion the impact of the changeover to the two sites, it was agreed a guarantee of employment until the end of 2028. At the same time can result to dpa-information in the future Jobs in the area of digitization in the works. Temporary employees, Volkswagen plans to offer contracts in the case of Porsche and the VW plant in Kassel.

VW group boss Herbert Diess had announced that there will be at both locations no compulsory redundancies. Of the Emden-made Passat, will in the future relocated to the Czech Republic with Škoda. In Emden, a E to be manufactured small car for under 20,000 euros, in addition to limousines for a number of brands. In Hanover, the electric minibus ID Buzz is to be created, but also the Bulli will be built there. In addition to roles according to Group works Council, a large electric vehicle.