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11/17/16
Dresden
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Volkswagen is to produce the new e-Golf in Dresden, too

  • Transparent Factory to become "Center of Future Mobility"
  • Brand to invest more than €20 million in flexible assembly
  • Development Board Member Welsch: "A new start that will give a strong signal – e-mobility is to be our trademark."

The Volkswagen brand is converting the Transparent Factory in Dresden into a production facility again. From April 2017, the new e-Golf is to be produced there. This was announced in Dresden on Thursday by Dr. Frank Welsch, Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management responsible for Development, in the presence of Stanislaw Tillich, Prime Minister of Saxony, Martin Dulig, Minister of Economic Affairs of Saxony, and Dresden's Mayor Dirk Hilbert. In the New European Driving Cycle, the new e-Golf offers a range of up to 300 kilometers. In future, the model is to be produced at the facility in Dresden, Saxony, in addition to the main Golf plant in Wolfsburg.

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