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Audi in Brussels

Audi in Brussels
Audi in Brussels

Since the December 2022, Audi Brussels has been manufacturing the Audi Q8 e-tron and the Audi Q8 e-tron Sportback, the four Rings’ flagship electric SUVs, here. Previously, Audi’s first all-electric model, the Audi e-tron was made here. At the start of 2020, it began series production of the Audi e-tron Sportback. Furthermore, the Brussels plant is the world’s first carbon-neutral high-volume production facility in the premium segment, as certified by independent experts.

Current model series at locationAudi Q8 e-tron, Audi Q8 e-tron Sportback

Recent Press Releases


Brussels plant kicks off production for the new Audi Q8 e-tron

On December 14, the first Audi Q8 e-tron drives off the production line at the Brussels plant. It marks the beginning of an era for the new top model in Audi’s electric SUV range. The plant has been a role model for sustainable production since the production of the Audi e-tron began. Around 160,000 units of Audi’s first electric model have been delivered since 2018.

Water recycling at Audi Brussels – commitment to sustainable use of water resources

Gray water instead of fresh water: Audi Brussels is investing in the "Re-use" project and together with Hydria, the Brussels South Wastewater Treatment Plant, is integrating it into the plant’s water supply. The establishment of a circular water system saves around 100,000 cubic meters of drinking water annually. As a CO2-neutral plant, Audi Brussels pursues a holistic sustainable approach and relies on innovative measures that ensure resource-saving and sustainable production.

From truck to rail: Audi switches up delivery of battery modules for Brussels

A holistic approach to carbon-neutral logistics is celebrating its premiere: Battery modules and cells from Hungary will in future be delivered to Brussels by rail instead of truck. This switch will reduce annual carbon emissions by around 2,600 tons – and serves as a model for revolutionizing, if possible, all shipments of the car manufacturer’s battery components. Reducing the company’s ecological footprint is the central goal of the cross-site environmental program Mission:Zero.

AudiStream: Online production tour from Audi Brussels

From now on, exploring Audi Brussels from home will be quite simple: via AudiStream ( or, interested parties can look behind the scenes at the production of the brand’s first electric cars. The Audi e-tron, Audi e-tron Sportback, Audi e-tron S, and Audi e-tron S Sportback are discussed.

Audi Brussels wins the 2021 Industrial Excellence Award Belgium

It’s official: Audi Brussels has won the first Belgian Industrial Excellence Award. This award was presented to the Audi plant in Brussels by Vlerick Business School.

A pioneer in electric mobility and sustainability: Audi Brussels produces its eight millionth car

Ceremony in Belgium: The eight millionth car comes off the assembly line at Audi Brussels. Markus Duesmann, CEO of AUDI AG appeared enthusiastic on his visit to Brussels, a site that was designated a “Factory of the Future” only in the last year. Since fall of 2018, Audi Brussels has produced the first fully electric SUV for the brand with the four rings, namely the Audi e-tron, and in early 2020, it began mass production of the Audi e-tron Sportback.

Second life or recycling? BattMAN rescues batteries from a needlessly short lifespan!

The question is on the minds of everyone who is interested in e-mobility: What happens to the battery when an e-vehicle has reached the end of its service life? The answer is simple: The new analysis software BattMAN ReLife checks their state of health in just a few minutes. Starting immediately, the quick check system will be used as a means of initial diagnosis in battery recycling at the pilot plant that Volkswagen Group Components has been operating in Salzgitter since the beginning of the year.

United under the flag of diversity: Audi employees celebrate European Diversity Month

The month of May is devoted to diversity at the Audi Group. Employees have come up with various digital interactive events for Audi employees for German Diversity Day as part of the Diversity Charter on May 18. The focus will then shift to the activities of the international subsidiaries and production locations. The long-term goal is to make more effective use of the potential of diverse perspectives in the context of transformation together and to make targeted use of inclusion as a success factor.

Audi Brussels completes manufacture of the 100,000th Audi e-tron

Since 2018, Audi Brussels has been manufacturing the Audi e-tron, the first full-electrical model from the brand with the four rings. Today, the 100,000th Audi e-tron left the site's finishing line. The anniversary car is a Daytona grey Audi e-tron Sportback 55 S line Quattro, scheduled for delivery to a Belgian customer soon.

Audi on the road toward CO2-neutral production sites

AUDI AG intends to contribute its share to achieving the Paris climate goals. The company has initiated a large number of actions along the entire value chain to support the vision of achieving carbon neutrality on the environmental balance sheet by 2050. All actions to reduce the environmental footprint in manufacturing and logistics are concentrated in the environmental program billed as Mission:Zero. In addition to initial reports of success, there is a strategic plan for how the goal is to be achieved at the Audi locations by 2025, focused on one of the key challenges: a carbon-neutral automobile production footprint. However, the commitment to sustainable manufacturing is not limited to the company’s own sites: As part of the CO2 program, Audi and its suppliers have identified CO2 reduction potential within the supply chain and decided to implement related actions, focused on the production of particularly energy-intensive materials such as aluminum, steel and battery components.

Audi invests around EUR 100 million in charging infrastructure at own sites

On its journey to becoming a provider of entirely CO2-neutral premium mobility, Audi is making excellent progress at its own sites. By the middle of 2022, the premium brand will equip one in ten parking spaces with a possibility to charge electric cars, most of which will be accessible to the public. This independent concept is the largest charging infrastructure project carried out by a German employer. The investment provides Audi with a head start in terms of setup and operation expertise for the hardware and software of such charging concepts while also allowing the company to pilot a new business area of mobility.

Start of production of the Audi e-tron

Audi starts into the future: This Monday, Audi Brussels begins mass production of the Audi e-tron. The brand’s first all-electric SUV has a range suitable for everyday use. With a charging capacity of up to 150 kW at quick-charging stations, it is ready for the next long-distance stage in about 30 minutes. Audi will present the unveiled electric car for the first time at its world premiere in San Francisco on September 17.
Since the fall of 2018, Audi Brussels has been manufacturing the Audi e-tron, the first all-electric SUV of the brand with the four rings. At the start of 2020, it began series production of the Audi e-tron Sportback. Furthermore, the Brussels plant is the world’s first carbon-neutral high-volume production facility in the premium segment, as certified by independent experts.
There are 2,986 employees (as of: 12/31/2021) at the Brussels location. Of these employees, 886 work in production-related jobs and 2,100 work directly in production itself. The three workplace languages are French, Dutch, and German.
The Brussels plant is the world’s first certified carbon-neutral high-volume production facility in the premium segment. Audi Brussels offsets all emissions generated in manufacturing and other areas of the company at the site. It does this primarily by purchasing and generating renewable energy, but also through environmental projects. Independent assessors have certified its carbon neutrality.
The Brussels plant is over 70 years old. On April 7, 1949, the first vehicle rolled off the production line. From 1970 until the plant was taken over by AUDI AG in 2007, the site belonged to Volkswagen AG and manufactured various Volkswagen Group models.
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