FAST - Future Automotive Supply Tracks
The Volkswagen Group wants to be the world’s most innovative automotive manufacturer and deliver exciting technology to our customers even faster. To achieve this, the Group invested more than 10 billion euros in research and development in 2014. The company will also use its suppliers’ capabilities for innovation even more effectively and efficiently in the future.More
The Volkswagen Group’s ability to be internationally competitive is the result of the successful management of local and global influences. This management process does not stop at the factory gate; it requires the wholehearted involvement of our suppliers and service providers. It will only be possible to use the opportunities offered by the dynamics of globalization if strategies are increasingly linked and coordinated.More
FAST is how the Volkswagen Group will intensify collaboration with its suppliers
Current challenges in the areas of innovation and globalization demand a new form of cooperation and collaboration between the Volkswagen Group and its most important suppliers. Therefore, the VW Group has created "Future Automotive Supply Tracks" (FAST) initiative as an answer to tackle upcoming challenges.
FAST suppliers are entitled to many benefits as it resembles the close relationship towards the VW Group. Through the exchange and access to exclusive content, the strategic cooperation is raised to a new level. With common goals, transparent processes and long-term strategic planning, VW AG and its suppliers meet the challenges of the globalization and opportunities of technology.