The Audi Neckarsulm site is one of the most attractive employers in Baden-Württemberg and the largest employer in the burgeoning Heilbronn-Franconia economic region. The town, which takes its name from the Neckar and Sulm rivers, has a population of around 27,000 and provides over 31,500 jobs.
Forward-looking company: AUDI AG also brings a large number of apprenticeships into the region. Audi employed a total workforce of 14,764 at the Neckarsulm plant as at 31 December 2012.
The Neckarsulm plant in figures:
|Established||1873 in Riedlingen (from 1880 in Neckarsulm)|
|Area||Approx. 1 million square metres|
|Employees||14,764 (as at: December 31, 2012)|
|Models||Audi A4, Audi A5 Cabriolet, Audi S5 Cabriolet, Audi RS 5 Cabriolet, Audi A6, Audi A6 hybrid, Audi A6 Avant, Audi S6, Audi A6 allroad quattro, Audi RS 6 Avant, Audi A7, Audi S7, Audi RS7, Audi A8, Audi A8 L, Audi A8 hybrid, Audi S8, Audi R8, Audi R8 Spyder, Audi R8 GT, Audi R8 GT Spyder|
|Production||262,965 cars (2012)|
The Audi Neckarsulm site is also where the headquarters of quattro GmbH are located. The affiliated company’s Administration, Development and Production areas are based there.
quattro GmbH in figures:
|Affiliated company||quattro GmbH|
|Established||1983 in Neckarsulm|
|Employees||790 (as at: December 31, 2012)|
|Divisions||development and construction of high-performance models, individualisation/accessories, customer motorsport|