Details about the serial production of the new Audi A1 have appearedOctober 14, 2018
The German premium novelty will be produced at the same company, where the assembly of the Italian hatchback SEAT Ibiza and the compact SEAT Arona crossover is established. Note that the previous generation of the A1 model was produced at the Audi plant in Brussels, Belgium.
The press service of the Italian SEAT is proud to announce that mass production of the new generation Audi A1 Sportback has started at the production facilities of the brand. Yes, you understood correctly – a small 5-door hatchback of the premium segment from Germany will be assembled at the production facilities of the Spanish brand. And from there its copies will be sent to the automotive markets of all countries of the world. Note that the previous generation of the A1 model was produced at the Audi plant in Brussels, Belgium.
“In recent years, the plant in the Spanish Martorela has become one of the most modern in the world. The Audi Q3 crossover assembly was set up at its production facilities – and the plant’s employees coped with this task superbly, ”commented the start of serial production A1 Peter Kösler, a member of the board of directors for production and logistics of the German brand Audi.
“The plant received the most modern equipment. Therefore, it is an ideal place to produce the new Audi A1, one of those models that we have high hopes for, at least in the compact car segment. ”
It is reported that the production of a new generation A1 Sportback will be organized in 2 shifts in 3 lines of the plant. The car will be produced together with the current generation of Spanish models SEAT Ibiza and Arona. It is noteworthy that all these cars actually use the same modular platform MQB A0. In a recent interview dedicated to the start of production of the German 5-door hatchback, representatives of the Spanish company said that their engineers were directly involved in the preparation of the enterprise’s capacities for the start of the Audi A1 assembly.
“Audi A1 will be produced in accordance with the highest quality standards, which confirms the interest of the management of the German Audi Group in the Spanish factory as a strategic place for the production of its models,” added Christian Vollmer, vice president for production and logistics.
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