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Audi India to increase production employee strength by 100% over 2 years Print E-mail
Written by Anand   
Thursday, 04 August 2011
New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Audi plans to increase employee strength by 100 per cent over the next two years at it's production lines in India, where the company currently employs around 200 personnel. Audi India assembles the Audi A4, Q5 and the A6 in Aurangabad.

The new Audi A6 will be produced in 16 work cycles on one production line at the Aurangabad plant, thereby adding 126 local working places. The company will be infusing skilled talent at three levels: corporate, dealership and production.

Audi India sold 343 cars in the month of July 2011. It sold 3,145 cars during January-July 2011, recording a growth of 93 per cent, over 1,626 units during the corresponding period last year. "We are well poised to achieve our sales target of 5,000 cars this year," said Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India.

"We at Audi India have adopted an aggressive expansion strategy for the year 2011 with the launch of class-defining models and strengthening of our dealer network not only in metros, but also in tier II & tier III cities of India. By 2011, we will have 18 dealers pan-India, with plans for new dealerships in markets like Coimbatore, Indore and Lucknow among others," he said.

The company will hire around 600 employees over the next two years.

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