Ten years after laying its first stone in the municipality of San José Chiapa, Puebla, the Audi Mexico company achieved the one millionth car produced from its Q5 model, which is exported to different parts of the world.
The million units were manufactured under environmentally caring processes and focused on efficiency in the use of resources, the firm said in a statement, adding that during the decade, “it has also emphasized social sustainability, favoring sector, in line with the corporate citizenship strategy promoted by Audi AG”.
It was on May 4, 2013 when the executives of the Audi Group laid the first stone of the vehicle assembly plant in the company of municipal and state authorities, which generates more than five thousand direct jobs and another 20 thousand additional indirectly. Corresponding to those expanding due to new suppliers and automotive company production.
Construction of the factory, which was positioned as the first nationwide to assemble the premium vehicles, took a total of 1,245 days until September 30, 2016, when production of the Q5 model began in all of its derivatives, which are available for street, driveway and SUVs. transmitted through the medium. Highways around the world.
Celebrating the company’s achievement, Tarek Mashhor, executive chairman of Audi Mexico, said the next step is focused towards electromobility.
“We are very excited and proud to celebrate 10 years in San Jose Chiapa. We thank each and every collaborator who has allowed us to write a success story in Mexico. I congratulate each one because their The work is world-class. We will continue with the passion and perfection that characterize us to continue our success story, with a firm step forward in sustainability towards our company and the future of electromobility.”
The company said that since the beginning of its operations it has developed various programs with the aim of creating a positive impact not only in that region, but also in the state of Puebla.
“The San Jose Chiapa plant is an important part of our global production network and sets the standard for our 360 Factory strategy, particularly in the area of sustainability. The wastewater-free production, in particular, makes the site a role model within the group,” said Gerd Walker, AUDI AG Board Member for Production and Logistics.