It was then time to move on to the second station to take a look at progress with regard to automation. Here, designer Vanja Burkatzki, maintenance worker Marco Schüler and plant operators Wilfried Neumann and Nico Brockmann demonstrated how easy it is to install the front-end equipment and battery in the Golf with the help of robots. Diess, Tostmann and Loth all agreed with the employees that technical progress offers huge opportunities
in terms of further automating
production processes. Nevertheless, there is no danger of Hall 54, which went into operation back in 1982, ever doing away with people entirely.