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VW allows further employee contracts to expire

Due to weakening demand for electric cars, Volkswagen is continuing its job cuts in Saxony in 2024. In the course of the year, the contracts of almost 500 temporary employees will not be extended, a spokesperson said on Friday in response to an inquiry. The contracts of 269 employees have already ex ..

Zwickau loses 25:32 against runners-up Bensheim/Auerbach

The handball players of BSV Sachsen Zwickau were unable to collect any bonus points in their fight to stay in the league. Coach Norman Rentsch's charges lost 25:32 (12:14) at home to second-placed HSG Bensheim/Auerbach on Wednesday. Despite their sixth defeat of the season, the Zwickau side remain i ..

Weak demand for e-cars: VW cuts shift

Volkswagen is reacting to the weakening demand for electric cars and has canceled a shift at the Zwickau plant. The management and works council have agreed on a new way of working, a spokesperson explained in response to a dpa inquiry. Since this week, the production line in Hall 5, where the ID.3 ..

VW cuts e-car production in Zwickau again

A portion of production at Volkswagen's e-car factory in Zwickau is being shut down again. The reason for this is a lack of motors, a company spokesperson said on request. These are being sourced from the plant in Kassel. However, fewer of the required electric motors are currently being produced th ..

Zwickau suffers clear 21:40 defeat against Bietigheim

The handball players of BSV Sachsen Zwickau were unable to stop SG BBM Bietigheim's winning run. Coach Norman Rentsch's charges conceded a clear 21:40 (12:17) defeat against the unbeaten leaders on Wednesday.Kelly Dulfer and Kaba Gassama Cissokho played the biggest part in the visitors' success with ..

Car expert: German manufacturers are losing innovative strength

Car expert Stefan Bratzel believes that German manufacturers are increasingly lagging behind the competition from China when it comes to innovation. The innovative strength of Chinese car manufacturers has grown year on year and is now greater than that of German car manufacturers, warned Bratzel at ..

Chinese cars "made in Germany"? - Car congress starts

Chinese car manufacturers want to put more of their vehicles on the road outside their home market. This will probably not stop there. In the future, they could create thousands of jobs by building factories in Germany and Europe.

New prison building: deputies plan visit to Zwickau

After new problems with the planned large prison of Thuringia and Saxony in Zwickau, members of the Thuringian state parliament want to get a picture on site. It is planned that members of the budget and finance committee as well as the penitentiary commission of the state parliament in Erfurt will ..

Zwickau succeeds in 34:29 in Neckarsulm first away win

The BSV Sachsen Zwickau women's handball team celebrated its first away win of the season. The charges of coach Norman Rentsch kept the upper hand on Saturday at Sportunion Neckarsulm with 34:29 (17:10). While the hosts are still at the bottom of the table with zero points, BSV has consolidated its ..

Handball: Thüringer HC wins derby in Zwickau

The Thüringer HC women's handball team won the Central German derby. The THC players kept the upper hand on Saturday at BSV Sachsen Zwickau with 28:23 (12:13) and have established themselves in the upper third of the Bundesliga table with their third win of the season. Annika Lott (6), Johanna Reich ..

Search for tree for Zwickau Christmas market continues

Beautifully grown, dense and at least 25 meters high - among other things, with these requirements Kultour Z is now looking for more than ten weeks for a beautiful conifer for the Zwickau Christmas market. In addition to its own search measures, the Kultur, Tourismus und Messebetriebe Zwickau GmbH i ..

Volkswagen plans to build the Trinity model in Zwickau

Volkswagen's plans to build the Trinity model in Zwickau have met with a positive response in Saxony. René Utoff, acting head of Volkswagen Saxony's central works council, spoke of a "right signal for the Saxon locations" on Friday. "The SSP platform brings a future-proof perspective to Zwickau." He pointed out that, according to current plans, the thermal management system for the platform will also be built in Saxony: at the Chemnitz engine plant. "In this way, the Group is strengthening the production network in the region. Now we still need a viable perspective for Dresden."

Three-shift operation at VW in Zwickau in question

Further cuts are imminent at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. According to information obtained by the Deutsche Presse-Agentur, management has terminated the company agreement on three-shift operation dating from 1991. It thus expires at the end of the year."The aim is to reach a new company agreeme ..

VW cuts production in Zwickau and Dresden

Volkswagen is curbing production of electric cars at its Zwickau and Dresden sites for two weeks. In Zwickau, a production line will be shut down during the fall vacations, a spokesman told Deutsche Presse-Agentur. The reason given for the move is weakening demand. Production of the ID.4, ID.5, Audi ..

Automotive industry expects two-year lean period

Saxony's auto industry is bracing itself for a lean period of about two years. Although demand for vehicles in Europe is rising, it is still 20 percent below pre-Corona levels, Dirk Vogel of industry network AMZ said Tuesday in Zwickau. In addition, production of e-cars is rising more slowly than ex ..

AfD criticism of conversion to electric cars in Zwickau meets with criticism in Saxony's state parliament

The AfD's criticism of the conversion to electric cars at Volkswagen's Zwickau site almost three years ago has drawn widespread criticism in the Saxon state parliament. According to CDU member of parliament Jan Hippold, the transformation of the automotive industry offers both challenges and opportunities for new jobs. AfD parliamentary group leader Jörg Urban blames the political hype surrounding e-mobility for weakening demand at VW. SPD state chairman Henning Homann warns against a swan song for the e-car, saying this would harm employees and Saxony's industry.

Weak demand for e-cars: Nnegative consequences expected

When a car manufacturer has a production bottleneck, it has consequences for numerous supplier companies and their employees. The latest negative news from Volkswagen in Zwickau has hit a sector that has already been plagued by worries.

IG Metall sharply criticizes job cuts at VW in Zwickau

The IG Metall trade union has sharply criticized the cutback of hundreds of jobs at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. This is a personal catastrophe for those affected and their families, said the first authorized representative in Zwickau, Thomas Knabel, after a works meeting on Thursday. In additio ..

Politicians see home-made problems for problems at VW

Following the announced job cuts at Volkswagen in Zwickau, politicians from various parties have criticized the company's management. Those responsible at VW must take a critical look at their work, warned SPD member of parliament Carlos Kasper on Thursday. "Because we also see: things are going bet ..

VW and Audi stick to expansion of e-car production

Despite sluggish capacity utilization at Volkswagen's Zwickau e-car factory, production of the Audi Q4 e-tron and ID.3 is to be expanded to other locations. "We will also produce the Q4 e-tron in Brussels from the end of 2023 - in addition to production in Zwickau," an Audi spokeswoman told Deutsche ..

Concern about job cuts at VW: Works meeting planned

In view of sluggish demand for electric cars, Volkswagen is threatening to cut jobs at its Zwickau plant. According to dpa information, there is talk of not extending temporary contracts of employees. Initially, this could affect a few hundred of the total of around 10,700 employees at the Saxon sit ..

FSV Zwickau mourns the loss of record-breaking player Glaubitz

The FSV Zwickau mourns the loss of its record player Alois Glaubitz. The former defender died last Saturday at the age of 89. "Legends never die! You dear Alois, are the greatest legend that Zwickau soccer has ever had," the club announced on Monday on the platform X, formerly Twitter, after consult ..

Zwickau starts the season with 20:32 against Blomberg

The BSV Sachsen Zwickau women's handball team started the new season with a defeat. The charges of coach Norman Rentsch lost their home match against HSG Blomberg-Lippe on Saturday clearly with 20:32 (12:13). Lisa Rajes, Nieke Kühne (5 each) and Malina Marie Michalczik (5/2) played the biggest part ..

Crowdfunding campaign for FSV Zwickau reaches goal

The crowdfunding campaign for regional soccer club FSV Zwickau, which is fighting for its existence, has reached its goal. Four days before the end of the campaign, the 500,000 euro mark was cracked, as the club announced on Wednesday. "We are absolutely overwhelmed and grateful that such a huge amo ..