EXPERIENCE
THE FUTURE.

HERE. IN THE
GLÄSERNE
MANUFAKTUR.

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Volkswagen 4.0

The production systems of tomorrow are being developed in the Gläserne Manufaktur in Dresden

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Easter Egg Hunt at Gläserne Manufaktur

The Gläserne Manufaktur is holding its first ever Easter egg hunt for kids.

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Take a self-driving car surfing

Transparent Factory unveils new star exhibit for autonomous driving.

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Saxony builds the future

The German state of Saxony is set to become Europe’s center of e-mobility. The first models from Volkswagen’s I.D. range will start rolling off the production line here starting in 2019, making electric driving more appealing than ever before.

“We need a master plan!”

Thomas Ulbrich, the Board Member responsible for e-mobility at Volkswagen, promotes a collaboration between the automotive industry and politicians in Berlin.

The Breakthrough of Electric Mobility

The Modular Electric Toolkit, improved batteries, new charging technology: How Volkswagen is advancing e-mobility.

Every working day, 72 e-Golf are rolled off the production line in the Gläsernen Manufaktur.

On a weekday, this much e-Golf are already produced:

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Your special day with us

Here you can find out how we make your car pickup an unforgettable e-experience day with plenty of fun and infotainment.

Tips for your first e-drive

Driving an electric vehicle can mean having to adopt a new approach in many respects. Here are some tips and rules to keep in mind before setting off on the first drive in your e-Golf or e-up!.

Dresden highlights

From baroque to smart city - discover the diversity of Dresden and our event recommendations and hotel tips.

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GLÄSERNE MANUFAKTUR

Afterwork Lounge

Relax. Recharge your batteries. Dance. At the After Work Lounge, in the Transparent Factory’s new lounge areas.

Success-makers

DDV Media Group, the Transparent Factory and SPRECHERHAUS® offer you a head start through a series of eight lectures. The third evening seminar with Dr. Volker Busch addresses ways to handle overstimulation and multitasking in everyday life.

Easter Egg Hunt at Gläserne Manufaktur

With an Easter egg hunt, handicrafts and free admission on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, the Transparent Factory wants above all to surprise families with children.

THE MANUFACTURE IN
FACTS AND FIGURES

27,500

square meters of glass installed for the Manufaktur's facade

56

driverless transport vehicles

2,0 million

visitors since the inauguration

What´s it about

Few areas of life have changed so fundamentally as the field of mobility. With its start-up Incubator, the Gläserne Manufaktur has established a development program for start-ups in the field of mobility services in order to give them the chance to play a role in shaping the mobility transformation with their ideas

Apply? Apply!

Do you have a great business idea for mobility services or production and logistics 4.0, but need a strong partner to help you bring it to market? Then apply for the Future Mobility Incubator at Volkswagen’s Transparent Factory in Dresden.

Smart parking: the Gläserne Manufaktur becomes a test site

Are there any free charging units at the charging station? The young Nuremberg company Smart City System is developing and expanding a sensor system to provide the answers to these questions in an app.