VW Phaeton Factory Photos
Volkswagen's 'Transparent Factory,' Dresden
Engines and other prefabricated components arrive at the factory on two
electric "CarGo" trams that were custom-built at a cost of about €1.8 million.
The trams use Dresden's municipal streetcar tracks to connect VW's "just in
time" logistics center in Friedrichstadt, on the outskirts of Dresden, with the
(Body shells arrive by truck from the Mosel body plant in Zwickau, because
they're too big to fit on the trams.)
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