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olkswagen Navarra assumes the leading factory condition of the new Polo

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Volkswagen Navarra assumes the leading factory condition of the new Polo.

Volkswagen Navarra will assume the position of factory leader of the new Polo, whose mass production will begin in the coming weeks, while transferring the leadership over the current Polo to the plant that the multinational has in Pune (India), which will continue to manufacture that model .

After eight years as the leading factory of the current Polo, the Navarre plant of Landaben will continue to maintain this condition with the arrival of the new Polo, which, in the opinion of the president of VW Navarra, Emilio Sáenz, confirms the work that has been carried out in This center, and its commitment to quality and teamwork.

In this sense it alludes to the close relationship they maintain with the other plants that produce the Pole, a relationship that will continue to lead, as it has until now.

Thus, according to the company said in a statement, will coordinate with the rest of factories producing the car the training of workers, the launch, production and modifications that may be introduced in the future in the vehicle.

In addition to Volkswagen Navarra, the new Polo will be manufactured in the plants of Anchieta (Brazil), Uitenhage (South Africa) and Shanghai (China).

In these three factories the series production will be after the start in Volkswagen Navarra and will be staggered, first in Brazil, then in South Africa and finally in China.

In this phase of preparation of the new Polo, more than 200 workers from these plants have already visited the Navarra factory, who during their stay in Pamplona have received training in aspects related to the new car. In all, it is expected that in the coming weeks this number will reach 300 people.

The new Polo is to be manufactured with the modular platform MQB27, which allows sharing parts with vehicles of the Volkswagen Group in its segment, such as the Audi A1, SEAT Ibiza and Arona or Skoda Fabia, thus favoring the synergies and competitiveness of the Factory Navarre, they affirm.

EFE – Pamplona – EL DIARIO – 31/05/2017 (Translation Soft)

 

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