“With this investment, we are laying the foundation for profitable and sustainable growth, and as a market leader in the premium sedan segment,” said Axel Strotbek, Board Member for Finance and Organization of AUDI AG.
Because, about 80 percent of the investment, or about 9.5 billion euros, dedicated to new products and technologies, including electric and hybrid machines that will be used on the model of the R8 e-tron supercar, and the Q5 Hybrid. Not only that model also had a refresher plan A6, Audi will further develop the latest Q3 crossover.
Then, as much as 5 billion euros earmarked for increasing the company’s production facilities in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm. “In addition to our facilities abroad, German production facilities will also benefit from the huge growth prospects are good from the Audi brand globally, especially in China,” said Strotbek.
Audi will add a number of new employees hired most part of its expansion. “Innovation requires human resources”, said Thomas Sigi, HRD AUDI AG. “Therefore, we want to hire around 1,200 experts in this year, especially in the field of electromobility and lightweight construction us, so that went well fit what we expected,”