Construction of the first production buildings and establishment of the
plant as “Anciens Etablissements D’Ieteren Frères.”
Establishment of “Volkswagen Bruxelles S.A. – Brussel N.V.”
Establishment of the company “AutoVision S.A. – N.V.” as the operator of Automotive Park.
Decision by Volkswagen AG to focus production of the Golf at the sites in Wolfsburg and Mosel. Restructuring agreement, 2,200 jobs are saved.
Transitional phase, successive restructuring of the plant by Audi. Production at Audi Brussels of the Audi A3, VW Golf (until summer 2007) and VW Polo (until November 2009).
Investment of approximately €300 million.
In October, Audi Brussels celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Audi brand and the 60th anniversary of the Audi site in Brussels.
Production of the new Audi A1 starts in May. The seven-millionth vehicle is delivered in November.
Visit of the King of Belgium for the opening of the visitors’ path to view production. In the first full year of delivering the Audi A1, approximately 118,200 automobiles are delivered to customers. Production of the Audi A1 Sportback starts in November.
Audi Brussels celebrates its fifth anniversary in June.
Start of production of the Audi A1 quattro.
Cooperation agreements on the “dual training” pilot project.
Audi Brussels provides space of 37,000 square meters for photovoltaic equipment. Electricity from regenerative sources reduces CO2 emissions by 14,230 tons per annum.
Production of the Audi S1 (three-door and five-door) starts in February. Audi Brussels celebrates the production of the 500,000th Audi A1 in the presence of King Philippe I of Belgium in October.