Audi is firming up plans for its plant in San Jose Chiapa, Mexico, Automotive News reports.
In its employee newspaper Audimobil, Mattias Rust, Audi’s project manager for staff in Mexico, said production will start in May 2016 with about 3,800 employees. Audi plans annual output of about 150,000 units of its Q5 crossover.
Training of Mexican employees is scheduled to start this year at Audi’s Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm plants in Germany, the website said.
German Audi employees will help with the launch in Mexico. The automaker is recruiting German workers for deployments ranging between four and 15 months, as well as for stays of up to five years.
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