“THE GOAL IS
TO MAKE A
VERY GOOD CAR
Michael, Team Manager Development Bodyshell Overall Vehicle
Overall vehicle development is extremely complex. If you’ve got a relatively small team for such a big task, you need an effective crew with broad expertise. In our case, we never say “once a strut in the left rear, always a strut in the left rear” – or, applying this to the bodyshell, “once a fender, always a fender.” Anyone who prefers a small area of responsibility and a large comfort zone is better off working for a big OEM. Here, every engineer is involved in the complete bodyshell, everyone interacts with engineers from other areas, with the interior team or the design department. That’s highly motivating. Because it enables us to grow in our role.