Audi details plans for 2016 start in Mexico
MUNICH -- Audi is firming up plans for its plant in San Jose Chiapa, Mexico.
In the employee newspaper Audimobil, Mattias Rust, project manager for staff in Mexico, said construction will begin in 2014 and production will start in May 2016 with about 3,800 employees.
Audi plans annual output of about 150,000 units of its Q5 crossover.
Training of Mexican employees is scheduled to start this year at Audi's Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm plants in Germany.
Some Audi employees from Germany will help with the launch in Mexico. The automaker is recruiting German workers for deployments ranging between four and 15 months, as well as for stays of up to five years.