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ID.4 production in Chattanooga US plant shapes up for e-mobility

VW employees in USA trained for assembly of electric car ID.4.

E-cars are also becoming increasingly popular in the USA. Series production of the all-electric ID.4 started at the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant in this summer. Training is preparing the next generation for the automotive future.

Burkhard Ulrich
Burkhard Ulrich started at Volkswagen in 1992, most recently working in Osnabrück. In July 2019, he moved to Chattanooga to the Volkswagen Group of America as Head of HR.
People love the opportunity to help shape the future with us.
Burkhard Ulrich
Human Resources Manager Volkswagen Chattanooga
Vehicle assembly at VW in Chattanooga
Along with the ID.4 electric SUV, the US models Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport are also being assembled in Chattanooga.

Job training based on the German model

Ilker Subasi, Head of Training at the Volkswagen Academy.
Ilker Subasi began his training at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hanover in 2000. He helped establish the Volkswagen Academy in Chattanooga and has headed it since 2018.
With our on-the-job training, we are establishing long-term employee loyalty.
Ilker Subasi
Head of Training at the Volkswagen Academy
Assembly electric car ID.4 in US plant Chattanooga
Up to 7,000 ID.4s currently roll off the production line in Tennessee every month.

New technologies, new knowledge

Training Academy in Chattanooga
Employees train to assemble the electric car.
Vehicle assembly at the plant in Chattanooga

Stability in spite of change

Electric car assembly in the Chattanooga plant
In Chattanooga, the all-electric SUV ID.4 is assembled in three shifts. Right: The all-electric ID.4 receives its electric engine system.
Training using robots at the plant in Chattanooga