Audi CEO Stadler during Annual General Meeting: “Clear aspiration to take initial place”

Posted on 23. May, 2014 by in Audi Canada

At a 125th Annual General Meeting of AUDI AG, a association currently sensitive a shareholders about all a pivotal metrics of a past financial year and a clever opening of a code with a Four Rings. In his debate during a domicile in Ingolstadt, Rupert Stadler, Chairman of a Board of Management of AUDI AG, emphasized a vital idea of a vehicle manufacturer until 2020: “We are rebellious a tasks with a rarely encouraged team, with a transparent aspiration to be a series one.”

The tide smoothness numbers are justification of a company’s success. In a initial 4 months of this year, approximately 561,900 business motionless to buy an Audi (2013: 502,989). This represents an boost of 11.7 percent. Since January, Audi has done swell over a prior-year duration not usually with a Q3* compress SUV and a new A3* family, though also with full-sized automobiles such as a A6*, A7*, Q7* and A8*. The code with a Four Rings intends to launch a sum of 17 new models and derivatives on a marketplace in 2014, and so to continue a enlargement in all regions of a world. Audi CEO Stadler explained to some-more than 600 shareholders and guest during a Annual General Meeting: “We are starting a second theatre of a indication descent this year.” The vehicle manufacturer is therefore stepping adult a gait of investment.

In sequence to continue a “Vorsprung durch Technik,” Audi will deposit approximately €22 billion in new models and technologies and in a enlargement of a general prolongation structures by 2018. The association has set aside 70 percent of a biggest investment module in a story for a enlargement and modernization of a indication operation and a record and creation portfolio. “Despite complete allege output for a destiny of a company, we intend to grasp an handling lapse on sales within a vital aim mezzanine of 8 to 10 percent,” settled Axel Strotbek, Member of a Board of Management for Finance and Organization, during a Annual General Meeting. With this strong turn of profitability, Audi is also formulating a basement for serve enlargement in a entrance years.

Audi already achieved good with sound pivotal sum in a past financial year, notwithstanding a severe marketplace sourroundings in Europe. Worldwide, a code with a Four Rings delivered 1,575,480 automobiles of a Audi code – an boost of 8.3 percent (2012: 1,455,123). The Audi Group augmenting a income to €49,880 million (2012: €48,771 million). Despite disastrous exchange-rate effects, this represents enlargement of 2.3 percent. Operating distinction of €5,030 million was somewhat reduce than in a prior year (2012: €5,365 million). Despite rising enlargement output for new products and technologies as good as complete allege output for a enlargement of a general prolongation network, a association achieved an handling lapse on sales
of 10.1 percent (2012: 11.0 percent).

At a Annual General Meeting, a Audi Board of Management thanked all a employees for their good joining and innovative skills. For a past financial year, AUDI AG will arrange for a employees to attend in a company’s success. The employees during a sites in Germany will therefore accept an normal profit-sharing reward of €6,900. In addition, a association will continue to partisan in 2014. “Audi’s general enlargement trail will emanate new jobs also in Germany,” forked out Thomas Sigi, Member of a Board of Management for Human Resources. More than 2,000 additional experts are to work above all in a cunning areas of lightweight construction, connectivity and electric mobility, and will assistance with a enlargement of new plants. Furthermore, 750 immature people will embark their occupational training during a sites in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm. Production is also using during full speed: At a dual sites in Germany, a employees will work 74 special shifts from Jan until June, in sequence to prove direct for models of a Audi brand.

The Audi Group intends to grow in all regions of a universe in 2014. The code with a Four Rings anticipates a slight boost in income to some-more than €50 billion. The systematic enlargement of general prolongation structures, augmenting allege output for new models and technologies – generally to approve with increasingly despotic CO2 regulations worldwide– will during initial have a disastrous impact on gain this year. At a same time, a enlargement in section sales and a continual improvements in capability and processes that have already been instituted will yield certain procedure for a enlargement of handling profit. In total, a Ingolstadt association expects to grasp an handling lapse on sales within a vital aim mezzanine of 8 to 10 percent.

Note:
Live tide of a 125th Annual General Meeting of AUDI AG
on May 22 from 10 a.m. (CEST) during www.audimedia.tv.

Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi A3:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.1 – 3.2;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 165 – 85

Audi Q3:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.8 – 5.2;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 206 – 137

Audi A6:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.8 – 4.4;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 229 – 114

Audi A7:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.8 – 5.1;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 229 – 135

Audi Q7:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 10.7 – 7.2;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 249 – 189

Audi A8:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 11.3 – 5.9;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 264 – 144 

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