The region of East Wuerttemberg has an efficient network of companies and institutes
and also university and research foundations tailored to the needs of the automotive
Well over two hundred companies employing more than 30.000 people either directly or
indirectly supply the manufacturers of cars, trucks, utility vehicles and special vehicles.
They represent the industries that are of major relevance to the automotive sector and
benefit from their proximity to leading suppliers of all tier levels, not to mention seventeen of
the largest OEM companies within a radius of only 200 km – a decisive argument in favour
of choosing East Wuerttemberg as a location.