A decade after its arrival in Puebla, the Audi company produced one million cars of its Q5 model, a vehicle it exports to various parts of the world.
It was May 4, 2013 when Audi Group executives laid the first stone of the vehicle assembly plant in the municipality of San José Chiapa, in the company of municipal and state authorities.
The Audi company highlighted that it manufactured the millionth vehicle under environmentally caring processes and focused on efficiency in the use of resources.
“It has also emphasized social sustainability, implementing actions in favor of the sector, in line with the corporate citizenship strategy promoted by Audi AG,” the firm said in a statement.
The Audi assembly plant in Puebla generates more than 5,000 direct jobs and an additional 20,000 indirectly, in line with new suppliers and those that have expanded due to the automaker’s 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.
Audi Mexico celebrates production success in Puebla
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 noted that the San Jose Chiapa plant is an important part of its global production network and sets the standard for our 360 Factory Strategy, particularly in the area of sustainability.
In addition, Gerd Walker, AUDI AG’s Board Member for Production and Logistics, highlighted that since the beginning of its operations it has developed various programs with the aim of creating a positive impact not only in the area in which It is located, but also throughout the state of Puebla.