Transparent Factory to be realigned: showcase for electromobility and digitalization to be developed

Posted on 18. Mar, 2016 by in Volkswagen Canada

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• Transitional judgment to be non-stop following modifications on Apr 8
• Production of Phaeton ends currently after 14 years

The Transparent Factory (“Gläserne Manufaktur”) is to be realigned: Volkswagen’s Dresden plcae will open a new Volkswagen code showcase for electromobility and digitalization on Apr 8. Visitors will be means to knowledge a destiny of mobility during tighten buliding in a playful, interactive and ominous way. From Mar 29, a Transparent Factory will be sealed for 10 days for modifications.

Today, prolongation of a Phaeton oppulance indication finished after 14 years. Employees acted for a print with a final car made – a black Phaeton 4MOTION 4.2l with 335 PS (1).

“Our D-class employees in Zwickau and Dresden have demonstrated superb prolongation imagination with a Phaeton over a past 14 years. This expertise is also good famous and rarely valued during other comforts of a Volkswagen Brand and a Group,” pronounced Prof. Dr. Siegfried Fiebig, Speaker of a Management Board of Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH.

The Dresden location’s Works Council Chairman Thomas Aehlig emphasized: “The prolongation of a highest-quality vehicles should be resumed here underneath a eyes of business and visitors in a nearby future. This is what a workforce and this singular trickery deserve. Until then, a deployment of a colleagues to other locations will call for substantial flexibility.”

The Boards of Management of a Volkswagen Group and Brand and a General Works Council are committed to a delay of a Transparent Factory. Work is already in swell on a realignment. The jobs of a permanent workforce are secure. About 100 employees will continue to work in Dresden. The other 400 employees will especially be reserved to Zwickau or to other Group locations.

From commencement of April, a Transparent Factory will sojourn open for events as good as for car smoothness and credentials following a modifications.


Fuel value

1) Phaeton 4MOTION 4,2l – fuel consumption, l/100 km: civic 18,9 – 18,2 / additional
    civic 9,3 – 8,8 / total 12,8 – 12,3; CO2 emissions combined, g/km:
    297 – 286; potency class: G

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