How can Production and Logistics contribute to building a new model without investing excessive amounts in new plants or operating material? In the Optimum Investment action area of the department strategy TRANSFORM.FACTORY+, experts have looked into this question, using the Arteon as an example.
The Emden plant thoroughly scrutinized all the investments for the brand flagship model before launching it. This made it possible for them to save 37 percent of the original amount planned. One puzzle piece in their success: reusing available equipment and equipment parts, such as robots, or using them for longer.