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Medium wide shot, from rear, fast motion shots of cockpit installation. Wide shot, from side: Cockpit is bolted and wired by employee. Close-up, central console is bolted in place. Various shots, gear lever is installed and bolted in place. Medium wide shot, close-up, central console trim incl. radio is installed and bolted in place. Wide shot, windscreen is positioned and installed by two employees. Medium wide shot, windscreen is pressed into position by two employees. Close-up, PC image display “Left headlamp, right headlamp” Various shots, LED headlamps on the left and right are installed by employees in the front axle module and bolted in place. Wide shot, LED headlamps are fastened to front axle module. Medium wide shot pan from left to right LED headlamp on front axle module. Wide shot, front axle module is moved into gluing centre. Medium wide shot, from above: application of adhesive to front axle module: Adhesive (2K) is applied by robot to front axle module. Close-up, adhesive is applied by robot to front axle module. Medium wide shot, front axle module is bonded by employee to Life Module and bolted in place. Close-up, bolting of front axle module to Life Module, surplus adhesive escapes (quality feature). Medium wide shot, surplus adhesive is wiped off by employee. Medium wide shot, side, Life Module with front axle is moved onto the next station. Medium wide shot, seat (left), is picked up by employee using light crane and placed in body. Wide shot from rear, fast motion shots: seats are installed, bolted in place. Medium wide shot, seat (right) is transported with light crane, then placed and fixed in the body. Medium wide shot, seat protective cover is removed by employee. Various shots, front axle incl. electric motor is mounted on the assembly unit carrier (MAT) in the set-up zone. Various shots, high-voltage battery is mounted on assembly unit carrier (MAT). Various shots: rear axle module incl. petrol engine is mounted on assembly unit carrier (MAT). Close-up, pan from left to right, assembly unit carrier is fully set-up with front axle module incl. electric motor, high-voltage battery, rear axle module incl. petrol engine. Various shots, of the set-up assembly unit carrier moving to the body. Wide shot, fast motion shots: joining and “marriage”: drive unit of front axle module incl. electric motor, high-voltage battery, rear axle module incl. petrol engine is connected to body (“marriage”) and bolted in place. Wide shot, front view: assembly unit carrier (MAT) is taken down.

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