FRANKFURT — Volkswagen AG will plead with a workers in a entrance days how prolonged it skeleton to close down prolongation during a categorical German plant in Wolfsburg due to a switch to new Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) exam standards.
“We will usually build vehicles after a works holiday that perform a new standards. The deliveries will take place gradually as shortly as a required approvals are there,” CEO Herbert Diess pronounced during a staff briefing, according to a association statement.
“But many vehicles will have to be warehoused in a meantime. To make certain their numbers don’t turn too vast we will have to devise closure days by a finish of September,” he said.
The new customary will start on Sep 1.
Diess pronounced a changeover to a new WLTP exam cycle is a challenge. “Within a Volkswagen code alone, we need to exam some-more than 200 indication variants and have them type-approved within a really brief space of time,” he pronounced in a statement.
The exam procession is most some-more formidable and takes most longer, Diess said, and a volume of contrast work is 3 to 4 times aloft than was formerly a case. “To master this challenge, a exam rigs have been and will be operated probably round-the-clock.”
VW’s labor boss, Bernd Osterloh, pronounced prolongation workers should not remove out since of a prolongation stoppage.