After investing hours into research and evaluation, German car makers Audi has chosen San José Chiapa to be the location for setting up of its new plant on. This decision was taken by the Audi Board of Management and the Group Management of Volkswagen. The decisive criteria for the choice of location were site conditions, logistics links, infrastructure, well-qualified employees and living quality. San José Chiapa seems to have passed them all with ease. Other factors in favor of San José Chiapa are its central location, good logistics links and proximity to highly reputable universities and colleges of advanced technology.

 Audi to Setup New Plant in San José Chiapa

"The production site in San José Chiapa meets various key requirements of our global growth strategy and we can step up our activities in American markets," said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG. He added, "We are delighted that the Mexican government and the state of Puebla are so supportive of our project."

Mexico due to its close proximity to US markets, low labor wages and investor friendly policies is attracting large number of auto majors from all over the world. has earlier reported it an article on how investments in Auto industry have also boosted auto output

The Mexican government and the State of Puebla were very supportive of the selection process. "We congratulate Audi on this decision and are sure that the location meets the ideal criteria for fulfilling the Company's strategic goals," emphasized Rafael Moreno Valle, Governor of the State of Puebla: "We are proud that Audi, a leading European premium manufacturer, has chosen our country as a future production base." The Governor added that the Company will be welcomed with open arms in Mexico.

"The new plant in San José Chiapa will be the most modern in the Audi production network for its efficient use of resources and production methods," remarked Audi Board Member for Production Frank Dreves. "The Audi Production System means we build cars of premium quality at every single one of our sites."

Production at the Mexican plant is scheduled to begin in 2016. Manufacturing of successor to its current Audi Q5 SUV model will be undertaken in the plant. Construction work of the plant buildings is expected to begin by mid-2013.