Experience the future. Here
in the Gläserne Manufaktur.

What awaits you here



Volkswagen Group invests in Dresden leading technology company in the field of 3D holography

Volkswagen has acquired a minority stake in the leading technology company SeeReal Technologies.

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Now permanent: ID. Study in the world of experience

In September, the production vehicle celebrates its world premiere at the IAA. The study is now on permanent display in the Gläserne Manufaktur.

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Incubator startup ChargeX presents charging solution in Berlin

The former incubator startup ChargeX presented itself in front of 30 German media representatives at journalists' workshop.

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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, 74 e-Golf are rolled off the production line in the Gläsernen Manufaktur.

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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.

Experience the
Gläserne Manufaktur

Afterwork Lounge

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


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.

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.