FT: "Glass" factory inaugurated

Volkswagen, the German carmaker, has officially inaugurated its 187m-euro glass-structure car factory in Dresden. It is here that the new luxury limousine will be manufactured.

The revolutionary new factory actually allows customers to come in an observe the cars as they are being made.

They will also be offered a programme of accompanying cultural activities. VW chairman Ferdinand Piech said that a new chapter was begin written in the history of the automobile industry. The plant will employ 800 staff and produce 150 vehicles per day.

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Date: 15 December 2001
Source: FT

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