The Audi Neckarsulm site is one of the most attractive employers in Baden-Württemberg and the largest employer in the burgeoning Heilbronn-Franconia economic region. The town, which takes its name from the Neckar and Sulm rivers, has a population of around 27,000 and provides nearly 30,000 jobs.
Forward-looking company: AUDI AG also brings a large number of apprenticeships into the region. As at December 31, 2010 there were 838 apprentices and a total of 13,794 employees at the Neckarsulm site.
The Neckarsulm plant in figures:
|Established||1873 in Riedlingen (from 1880 in Neckarsulm)|
|Area||Approx. 1 million m2|
|Employees (as at December 31, 2010)||13.794|
|Models||Audi A4 Saloon, Audi A5 Cabriolet, S5 Cabriolet, Audi A6 Saloon, A6 Avant, S6, A6 allroad quattro, Audi A8, A8L, S8, R8, R8 Spyder, Audi RS 6 Saloon, RS 6 Avant, Audi A7, paintwork for the Lamborghini Gallardo and Gallardo Spyder|
|Production (2010)||335,083 cars|
(incl. 118,761 CKD/SKD)
The Audi Neckarsulm site is also where the headquarters of quattro GmbH are located. The affiliated company’s Administration, Development and Production areas are based there. The Purchasing, Sales and Marketing areas are located in Ingolstadt.
quattro GmbH in figures:
|Affiliated company||quattro GmbH|
|Established||1983 in Neckarsulm|
|Employees||689 (as at: December 31, 2010)|
|Divisions||Audi R8 models, Audi RS models, Audi exclusive/design lifestyle articles, customer sports racing|