In Brazil, the production of Volkswagen NivusJune 16, 2020
Volkswagen began assembling a brand new Nivus cross-coupe at an enterprise in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil.
According to the company’s press center, this is a big deal for the Brazilian representative office of the German corporation, since Nivus is the first model developed in Brazil to be manufactured and sold in Europe.
Meanwhile, as Nivus, built in a Brazilian factory, will be supplied to the markets of Latin American countries, production of the model will begin next year at an enterprise in the Spanish city of Pamplona. It also produces the Polo hatchback and the T-Cross crossover.
According to the Brazilian office of VW, approximately 30 specialists from Spain were involved in the development of Nivus, and some of them even visited the plant in Brazil to familiarize themselves with the production of cross-coupes before launching in Europe.
Interestingly, when creating VW Nivus, designers and engineers did not use a prototype at all, instead they took advantage of virtual reality capabilities.
Nivus is produced in a Brazilian company, which also produces the Polo hatchback and Virtus sedan. All these models are built on the MQB-A0 platform. As part of the preparation of the VW plant for the production of a coupe-like crossover, 419 copies of new equipment were purchased. The area of the enterprise was increased by 24 thousand square meters. m up to 105 thousand square meters m
Sales of VW Nivus will begin in Brazil in the near future, then the model will appear in Argentina and other countries of South America. Coupe-cross will be available to European customers in the second half of 2021.
In addition, more recently, Volkswagen Corporation began the sale of two large pickups. We are talking about the long-wheelbase variations of a large Amarok pickup truck.
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