Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of AUDI AG: “Logical enlargement of prolongation network”

Posted on 16. May, 2013 by in Audi Canada

At a 124th Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of AUDI AG in Neckarsulm, Board of Management Chairman (CEO) Rupert Stadler stated: “We are now in a essential phase, since we are positioning Audi for a subsequent swell of growth.” By 2015, Audi will exercise a biggest investment module in a company’s history, with a sum volume of approximately €11 billion. Nearly half of that amount, €5.3 billion, will be practical to strengthen and enhance a German plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm.

Before some 600 guest in Neckarsulm today, a Audi Board of Management explained to a shareholders all of a pivotal financial metrics of a past financial year. Despite a formidable conditions of a universe economy, Board of Management Chairman Stadler also endorsed a Group’s idea for 2013: “We intend to continue a enlargement this year and we are certain that we will do so.”

The series of cars delivered from Jan by Apr is on a right track. Since a commencement of a year, a sum of approximately 503,000 business have motionless in preference of an Audi – an boost of 6.7 percent. In other words, a Audi has for a initial time upheld a 500,000 symbol after usually 4 months. Especially a new A3 family and a SUV models Q3, Q5 and Q7 supposing additional procedure here.

For a full year, Audi skeleton to boost a section sales once again compared with record year 2012. As a outcome of a increasing sales volume, a Audi Group also anticipates slight income growth. Despite aloft output for new products and a enlargement of a worldwide prolongation network, Board of Management Member for Finance Axel Strotbek emphasized a lapse aim during a Annual Shareholders’ Meeting: “We should grasp an handling lapse on sales during a tip finish of a aim mezzanine of 8 to 10 percent.”

Audi intends to continue a success story during full speed. This is to be assisted by a new Audi models A3 and A3 Sportback as good as a Q3. Growth will be additionally wild by a new A3 Sedan, that will hurl off a public lines in Győr, Hungary, in June.

Audi is holding an critical step with a enlargement of a Győr trickery into a entirely fledged automobile plant and a prolongation start of a A3 Sedan. The association is consistently positioning a prolongation network for a arriving growth. The subsequent miracle is to be achieved in Foshan in southern China in late 2013. Together with a joint-venture partner FAW, Audi is investing in a new plant there. At a same time, construction work is starting in Mexico. As of mid-2016, Audi will furnish a Q5 indication in San José Chiapa.

In sequence to accommodate all of a targets, Audi places high priority on carrying rarely competent employees. For a year 2013, AUDI AG skeleton to partisan 1,500 new employees in Germany alone. Furthermore, approximately 700 immature people will start their occupational training during Audi.

During a Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, AUDI AG also presented a Corporate Responsibility Report 2012 to a shareholders. In this report, a association reports on a objectives and activities in a margin of sustainability. Audi wants to lead a approach not usually economically, though also ecologically and socially. The whole Group assumes shortcoming in a 5 core areas of business, products, environment, workforce and society.

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