Zwickau is the first of Volkswagen’s vehicle plants in Germany to end the suspensions that began back in March. A cautious restart phase will see 50 of the ID.3 produced each day; one-third of the production volume seen prior to the coronavirus pandemic prompted the shutdown.

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Volkswagen’s Chemnitz engine plant also begun a gradual ramp up, meanwhile, Dresden is restarting production this week of the e-Golf2, at reduced capacity.