Volkswagen opened its new cold and climate testing center at its Wolfsburg plant on Monday. The new center, which cost about 30 million euros, is designed for comprehensive testing under a wide variety of climatic conditions at temperatures ranging from -40 to +150 degrees Celsius. Even direct solar radiation, humidities up to 95 percent, elevations up to 3000 meters and wind blast can all be simulated. Dr. Wolfburg Bernard, chairman of Volkswagen did the inauguration of the center, with a total area of 5,400 sq-meters, this Monday.
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