Production record at German Audi sites
Date: Sunday, January 29, 2006 @ 17:54:53 GMT
Author: audioc
Topic: Audi Press Releases
AUDI AG achieved not only a new sales record for the tenth time in succession in 2005 with 829,100 vehicles sold; it also set a new production record, manufacturing more than 810,000 Audi vehicles (+3.4 percent). In 2004 Audi built a total of 783,000 vehicles. Particularly pleasing with regard to Germany: over 750,000 Audi models left the production lines at the Audi plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm (+4 percent).

- More than 750,000 vehicles built in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm in 2005
- Heizmann: "Proof of the competitiveness of our German plants"
- Over 90 percent of all models produced by Audi are made in Germany

This represents more than 90 percent of total production. "Never before in the history of the company have so many vehicles been produced at these two sites. This is proof of the competitiveness of our German plants," commented Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Board Member for Production at Audi.

For the first time ever, more than half a million Audi models were produced at the main Audi plant in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. Around 510,000 vehicles were produced in the Audi A3 and Audi A4 model lines, which made a great contribution towards setting this record. Some 240,000 vehicles in the Audi A2, Audi A6, Audi A8 and Audi allroad quattro series were produced at the Neckarsulm site in Baden-Württemberg. In comparison: in 2004 Audi built around 720,000 Audi models in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm.

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