Horst Seehofer, Prime Minister of Bavaria, welcomed a investment: “Engineering skills, creation and automotive record during a top turn – those are Audi’s trademarks. With Audi Neuburg, a tellurian association is demonstrating a joining to a sites in this region. That creates jobs, boosts expansion and is an investment in a destiny imagination of a whole of Bavaria.”
More than half of Audi’s investment by a year 2018 will upsurge into a sites in Germany, with some-more than a billion euros any year to be invested in Ingolstadt. “We conclude Bavaria’s unusually investor-friendly meridian and a high-tech attributes. That goes together good with Vorsprung durch Technik,” settled Audi CEO Rupert Stadler. “With Neuburg, a Audi family continues to grow. Together with a partners, we have combined 460 jobs here. Our domestic sites are a backbone. More than half of a worldwide 76,678 employees work in Upper Bavaria alone,” explained a Board of Management Chairman.
Audi Board of Management Member for Technical Development Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg sees Audi Neuburg as a strategically critical site in a tellurian growth network of AUDI AG: “This is where we rise and build a high-performance racing cars. The tighten and successful team-work between Audi’s racing engine growth in Neckarsulm and Audi Sport in Neuburg is an glorious instance of how Vorsprung durch Technik is achieved.”
Peter Mosch, Chairman of a General Works Council of AUDI AG: “It is quite appreciative that appealing jobs will be combined during a Competence Center and in a district of Neuburg-Schrobenhausen. The high-tech plan is also a transparent joining to a segment and so serve strengthens a categorical plant as a ideas powerhouse of a Audi Group.”
“The opening of this Audi site is a special impulse for a city of Neuburg an der Donau,” emphasized Mayor Dr. Bernhard Gmehling. “We were means to actively accompany a plan from a initial considerations to a altogether formulation and construction phase, and full support was always given by both a city legislature and a city administration. Now that a site is going into operation, a city is strictly a home for Audi; we in Neuburg are unapproachable of that. This is a genuine cadence of fitness for us and but a doubt a best mercantile news in this decade,” continued a mayor.
Audi Sport will combine a activities during a new Competence Center Motorsport: The complicated building formidable is 300 meters prolonged and 100 meters wide; it includes workshops, a test-bench building and a warehouse-logistics hall, as good as a prestigious categorical building with a engineering offices. The multifunctional formidable follows a element of brief distances, with a engineering offices on a same building as a workshops. This is where Audi Sport develops high-performance technologies for racing cars – also for intensity successive focus in series-production cars. Audi Neuburg is a interface to Audi Sport engine growth during a Neckarsulm plant. That is where Audi engineers and mechanics pattern and build a racing engines. Audi afterwards tests those engines in Neuburg on state-of-the-art exam rigs. The racing cars’ initial exam drives take place on a 3.4-kilometer circuit in Neuburg. As of a finish of October, Audi Sport will classify and coordinate from Neuburg a prolongation activities for Audi’s worldwide racing in DTM and a World Endurance Championship (WEC) with a mythological 24 Hours of Le Mans: a sum of 20 races in 12 countries any year.
As of May 2014, a Audi driving experience center offers patron events on a 30,000 block scale pushing dynamics area, a doing circuit and a off-road grounds. The executive patron building accommodates display surfaces with a latest discussion facilities. The center’s possess grill with a observation patio is accessible to visitors as good as discussion and training participants.
The Technical Development multiplication carries out exam drives during a Audi Neuburg site with record proof cars, for instance to exam driver-assistance systems and camera systems of a latest generation.
Audi Sport customer racing will also pierce to a site in Neuburg by a open of 2015. The group develops and markets a Audi R8 LMS ultra and supports a endless customer-sport impasse in GT competition from here.