The new Audi Q5 began production last week in the new Volkswagen plant in Mexico. This delightful video that goes through all the stages of production of the second generation of the SUV German. From the first assembled parts until its final exit from the production line rolling his first meters as a whole Audi fact and law.
The recently opened plant in the VAG Group is located in San Jose Chiapa, a population of the mexican state of Puebla. It is the most modern plant of the manufacturer that owns the systems and automated processes of last generation. The greater part of the work is carried out by a good numbers of robots through the assembly chain but the human presence remains an essential factor to achieve the highest levels of quality.
The new Audi Q5 was presented at the Paris Salon
A team of professionals responsible for the maintenance and supervision of automatic processes, and many experts ensure that all parts fit perfectly as well as that everything is in order. The process in the most involved human hands is during the union between the powertrain and the body in which it engages, something that a robot can not perform by ensuring the maximum quality of the product.
The mexican plant has a production capacity of up to 150,000 units per year. For making his point it has taken three and a half years of hard work and an investment of 1 billion euros which have made possible this new factory has an area of 400 hectares. The inhabitants of the area have benefited greatly since they have been created 3.300 jobs that will be increased up to a total of 4,200.
Audi wants its new Q5 may be a standard of quality in all the senses and one of the models better made of the time, so it has moved production of this model to the new plant opening. The second generation of the SUV takes as a basis the platform MLB Evo, the same architecture of the new Audi A4 and A5, which is mostly made of aluminium, high-strength steel and composite materials, this makes the new generation will reduce your weight up to 90 Kg.