Their basic design was developed by the Technical University of Chemnitz (Germany) between 2006 and 2010.

Volkswagen is said to be very satisfied with the low-maintenance, low vibration and noise dampening modules. The car maker now wants to order 75 additional modules.

Skid conveyors are a special construction of the roller conveyor for transporting cars. Promoters say that wood material is much lighter than conventional metal construction, at least as resilient, also low-maintenance, low vibration and noise damping.

The roller conveyor was manufactured from birch plywood, a special wood veneer composite layer.