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VW Dresden 'glass house' factory to build e-Golf electric car

Stephen Edelstein Nov 22, 2016 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Enlarge Photo When it launched its Phaeton luxury sedan back in 2002, Volkswagen decided that its most opulent car ever should have an equally opulent assembly plant. So it built the "Transparent Factory," a glass-walled plant in Dresden, Germany, that was intended solely to handle Phaeton production. The Phaeton was a vanity project of VW Group's then-chairman, Ferdinand Piech , meant to compete against traditional luxury flagships like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series. DON'T MISS: 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut It was pulled from the U.S. after the 2006 model year due to minimal sales, and production for the European market finally ended early this year. But the Transparent Factory will not remain idle: VW has announced it will be converted to build the e-Gol...

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