AWS IoT is powering the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud, a cloud-based digital production platform that will transform automotive manufacturing and logistics processes. This digital production platform will connect data from all machines, plants and systems across Volkswagen's 124 manufacturing plants to increase plant efficiency and uptime, improve production flexibility, and increase vehicle quality.

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Volkswagen steps up development of Industrial Cloud

"We’re delighted to see the rapid pace of development and expansion of the Industrial Cloud across more Volkswagen production facilities this year,” says Dirk Didascalou, VP of AWS IoT, Amazon Web Services (AWS). “The functionality we are jointly developing on top of AWS is providing a cost-effective and standardized way to collect and organize plant data into the Industrial Cloud and accelerate the delivery of use cases that further improve the efficiency of Volkswagen’s manufacturing and logistics processes.”

Hear how Volkswagen is building the Industrial Cloud with AWS IoT

Frank Göller describes the Industrial Cloud and the underlying cloud architecture, named Digital Production Platform (DPP), built in collaboration between Volkswagen and AWS. Hear the latest on how Volkswagen has been able to connect the shop floor to the cloud and measure overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of key production processes, and how they plan to scale these deployments across more plants in 2020 and beyond.

Frank Göller, Head of Digital Production, Volkswagen Group

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“The Industrial Cloud is a key part of VW’s plan to boost productivity by 30% by 2025.”

“In creating a strategic alliance with AWS, we’ve broken the mould of the traditional OEM-supplier relationship.”


“Volkswagen Group’s landmark project with Amazon Web Services will help to connect all its global factories.”

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