EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Germany, World


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 80000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-03-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-04-2015
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 6000

Additional Information

German car manufacturer Audi has announced plans to create 6,000 new jobs worldwide in 2015. It is foreseen that 4,000 of the new positions will be created in Germany, with the rest being located in other countries worldwide.

Audi, which belongs to the Volkswagen group, employs approximately 80,000 people worldwide. The company grew by 5,732 employees in 2014 alone. By 2019, the company plans to invest €24 billion in new technologies for production as well as in the construction of new production plants worldwide.