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 the 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.
2007 - 2009
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).
100th anniversary of the Audi brand and the 60th anniversary of the Audi site in Brussels.
May: start of production of the Audi A1. November: production of the seven-millionth automobile.
Visit of the former King Albert II. Opening of the visitor pathway. November: start of production of the Audi A1 Sportback
Audi Brussels celebrates its fifth anniversary. Start of production of the Audi A1 quattro. Cooperation agreement on Dual Training pilot project.
Photovoltaic system with 37,000 square meters (398,264 sq ft) goes into operation, electricity from regenerative sources reduces CO2 emissions by 14,230 tons per annum.
February: start of production of Audi S1 and Audi A S1 Sportback October: celebration of production of the 500,000th Audi A1 in the presence of King Philippe I of Belgium. Round table on dual training with King Philippe I, the management of Audi Brussels, and teachers and students of both partner colleges.
State visit to Belgium by the German president: On March 10, 2016, Joachim Gauck and King Philippe I visited the Audi Brussels plant to learn about the future of mobility and the all-electric Audi model that will be produced at Audi Brussels beginning in 2018.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).