- Record production: around 1,150,000 Audi cars produced in 2010
- Audi has 13 production starts planned in 2011, including the new A6 in Neckarsulm and Audi Q3 in Martorell
Record production and continued growth: in the past year, Audi increased production by 23.4 percent compared with 2009 to a total of 1,148,791 cars. This is the greatest number of cars ever built in a single year in the Company’s history. The carmaker has a total of 13 production starts planned for 2011, including the Audi Q3 in Martorell (
“We are proud that we, along with our dedicated team and our effective Audi Production System (APS), have so successfully met the challenges of 2010,” said Frank Dreves, Member of the Board of Management for Production at AUDI AG. “Our production figures are higher than ever before at our German sites in
All Audi sites recorded significant production growth in the past year. The
“The Audi growth strategy provides long-term security for our sites and for the jobs of the employees who work there,” emphasized Peter Mosch, Chairman of the General Works Council of AUDI AG. “Without their dedication, Audi would not have been able to cope with the economic crisis of 2009 as well as it did. The employees worked very hard in 2010. This resulted in more production and higher sales. Audi has emerged from the crisis stronger than ever. We want to continue following this path in the future as well.”
Dreves announced that production will continue to be expanded this year. The successor to the top-selling A6 model is already in the starting blocks at the Neckarsulm plant. This spring, series production of the Audi Q3 begins in Martorell, where there is enough capacity to produce more than 100,000 units annually. Following completion of the planned expansion at Audi Hungaria, another A3 derivative will begin rolling off the assembly line there in 2013. Production capacity at the
Overview of company sites
This means: a total of 658,351 units (up 16.3 percent).
Neckarsulm plant - Production of 216,322 cars (A4, A5 Cabriolet, A6, A7, A8, R8 including derivatives, up 21.7 percent), as well as 118,761 parts sets for automotive production as part of the FAW-VW joint venture at the plant in Changchun, and in the Group plant in Aurangabad (up 18.4 percent).
This means: a total of 335,083 units (up 20.5 percent).