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Audi launches initiative for digital factory transformation in Heilbronn
- Goal: Establishment of a world-leading competence network for digital factory transformation and innovation
- Initiative by Audi, TU Munich, Fraunhofer IAO, XL2, Capgemini, AWS and SAP
- Audi Board Member for Production Kössler: “Together with our ‘Automotive Initiative 2025’ partners, we will develop the Neckarsulm site into a leading factory for digital production and logistics within the Group.”
Pooling competence for Smart Production and Logistics: Audi will be collaborating closely in the future with the Technical University of Munich and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO in the area of digitalization at the Bildungscampus of Dieter Schwarz Foundation in Heilbronn. Championed by Audi, the “Automotive Initiative 2025” aims to establish a world-leading competence network for digital factory transformation and innovation. The Audi site in Neckarsulm will assume a central role as a pilot factory and real-world laboratory for digital transformation. Relevant IT solutions and ideas will be provided by technology partners Amazon Web Services (AWS), SAP, Capgemini and the XL2 joint venture, in which Audi is a founding partner.