A tour of Volkswagen’s new transparent factory.
Wow. That’s Fahrvergnuegen!
It has an Ikeaish feel though..
For all its transparency, I kinda expected it to be a little more Om.
Where’s do they build the robot chauffeur to drive me around in this thing?
here’s an article on the nu-factory mvoment in e.germany :D
I hope American Carmakers take note. The Saturn Homecoming events long ago taught carmakers about the magic of plant tours. This is the next level.
I wonder how much of the $94,600 for its 2004 Phaeton W12 ultra luxury sedan covers the cost of the factory. I mean, it’s a Volkswagen! $94K? (though I have to admit, it is a sweet car)
I love VW :P
Unfortunately…the Phaeton’s aren’t selling well. Especially stateside.
That is neat that those cars are custom made to order inside big glass containers, It’s like a Dippin’ Dots machine, but with cars!
The next step has to be allowing the customer to pick up one of those fancy inductively recharged screwdrivers to install their own accessories.
I hope the restroom walls aren’t transparent too.
That 2nd photo is reminiscent of the interior of the downtown Marriot in South Bend, IN.
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