Volkswagen Massive Plans for Battery Improvements

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The move toward a green future may come sooner than expected. With steps coming in place to ensure this vision becomes a reality, one firm stands out with its dedication to implementing the outcome: Volkswagen, the largest conglomerate of automaking companies. 

Volkswagen is named the largest automaking company. Despite the company being a popular influencer in the automotive market, it’s executives push forward policies that ensure the employees are part of the EV revolution. In a recent shift toward environmental conservation, the company utilized it’s 10 000 employees to help. 

Dirk Coers, the director of human resources at the Zwickau factory laid out in a statement and confirmed all company employees would be part of the initiative 

While it may seem a small task, the project ahead for the Zwickau based factory is an uphill feat. The human resource director will be responsible for training approximately 13000 product line employees, with 2000 successfully taken e-mobility training and 1500 who have a high-voltage license 

According to Michael Sommer, a member of a recently formed Sustainability Council at Volkswagen reiterated the importance of assuring employees of their positions of work. Sommer goes on to confirm that workers need the assurance on the stability of their jobs to maintain production levels 

In another move by the firm to improve operations to customers, the company put forth a warranty for camp any produced batteries. This comes with the company’s decision to go electric henceforth. 

Together with the warranty, customers will also receive guidance material on how to prolong their battery operation span. However, the company is sure that its batteries are bound to provide excellent service for eight years at 70% efficiency. 

Top battery divisions specialist Frank Blom, have his statement of confident claiming that the new age battery can cross 160000 kilometers with ease. However, he advised customers to follow battery conservation rules to bring the maximum out of the battery an expected lifespan. He strongly advocated for charging the battery generally as opposed to quick charging 

In a statement, Blom provided and assurance that the battery is wholesomely manufactured at the Volkswagen factory. The cells are a high source of raw materials. At the end of their shelf lives, the company has a cycle that ensures that a large portion of the battery is recycled for further use. The company views old batteries as resources and not waste products 

Blom also had something to say about recycling depleted batteries, thinking of them as resources rather than e-waste. 

Volkswagen, as a company, is bracing changes for the future. While a large number of the upcoming changes might affect production as a while, the company is determined to make beneficial changes for the betterment of every one 

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