Rolf Klotz was born on April 30, 1958, in Mosbach/Baden, Germany.
In 1975, he began training as an automotive mechanic at Audi NSU Auto Union GmbH in Neckarsulm and in the same year became a member of the Industriegewerkschaft Metall (IGM) trade union. Following his apprenticeship, Rolf Klotz worked from 1978 to 1980 at various stations on the Audi and Porsche assembly line.
From 1989 to 1991, he successfully completed an advanced training course to become an industrial foreman in the metalworking field, and from 1993 to 1994 he completed a course in technical business management with the Heilbronn chamber of commerce and industry (IHK).
Rolf Klotz worked from 1980 to 1999 in various reworking areas of AUDI AG at the Neckarsulm plant.
Since 1993, Rolf Klotz has been a member of the Works Council of AUDI AG for the Neckarsulm plant. He had already paved the way for his Works Council activities in 1976 as a member of the Youth and Trainee Representation (JAV). In 1982, he became a workers’ representative and in 1988 a member of the committee of workers’ representatives.
Rolf Klotz has been on the General Works Council of AUDI AG since 2000.
In 2007, Rolf Klotz was elected Vice Chairman of the Works Council of AUDI AG for the Neckarsulm plant. He has been a member of the Group Works Council of Volkswagen AG since 2007 and a member of the Supervisory Board of AUDI AG since 2013.
Since 2016, Rolf Klotz has been Chairman of the Works Council of AUDI AG for the Neckarsulm plant and Vice Chairman of the General Works Council of AUDI AG.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (http://www.dat.de).