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Mexico (San José Chiapa)

Audi México: aerial view

Audi México is the Audi Group's youngest and most modern plant on the American continent. It is equipped with the latest advances in resource efficiency and manufacturing processes. The 460-hectare Audi plant in Mexico is located in San José Chiapa, 60 kilometers from the capital of the state of Puebla and represents an important step in the internationalization of the brand as part of the Volkswagen Group's network of production plants.

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  • 09/30/16

    AUDI AG opens automobile plant in Mexico

    A new plant goes online: On September 30, 2016, Audi dedicated its new production site in San José Chiapa, Mexico (state of Puebla) – the 12th plant in the Audi production network. Audi is producing the premium Audi Q5 SUV for the global market on a production site measuring 400 hectares (988.4 acres). This will be the first time the company has produced a model for the global market at a location outside of the European continent. The most advanced production site in the Audi world is also located at the highest elevation of any of the company's sites, at 2,400 meters (7,874.0 ft).

Press Releases

  • 03/01/22

    Jacobo Issa appointed new Vice President of Human Resources and Organization at Audi México

    Audi México will make changes to its top management from March 2022. For the first time, a Mexican will hold a position on the plant’s Executive Board, with Jacobo Issa taking over as Vice President Human Resources and Organization, while Niels Bosse, who has held this position successfully since June 2019, will return to Wolfsburg to serve as the Senior Vice President Volkswagen Group Charging GmbH.
  • 10/12/21

    Audi México will sponsor a sports park in San José Chiapa

    Audi México and the municipality of San José Chiapa in Puebla are collaborating to build a sports park that represents a social action of sponsorship of the Four Rings plant. This project, which materializes a joint work between Audi México and the municipality of San José Chiapa, aims to generate social welfare by focusing on the people of the municipality for the development of the community where the youngest factory of the Audi Group is located. In addition, as part of the social responsibility, this space will be a platform that will promote healthy living together between the inhabitants of San José Chiapa and Audi México employees.
  • 09/30/21

    Future is an attitude: Audi México celebrates five years of production in San José Chiapa and goes for more

    Audi México commemorates five years of production in San José Chiapa with a history full of successes. Audi's arrival in Mexico represented a milestone in the country's automotive industry as the first premium car plant in Mexico. Thanks to an annual production capacity of more than 150,000 vehicles, which has been exceeded three times, Audi México has successfully produced more than 700,000 thousand vehicles since the start of production in 2016, thanks to the talent and dedication of all 5,200 employees working in the most modern plant of the Group in the Americas, achieving the production of the Audi Q5 for the whole world, except China.

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