Due to the strike in the Hungarian engine plant in Györ, with more than 10,000 Audi employees must insert in the main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany this Monday and Tuesday forced to take a break. A few Thousand cars of series A3, A4, A5 and Q2 could not be built, a company spokesman said. The employees concerned, Audi writes, 40 percent of downtime on your time account. How to do it from Wednesday on, was still open, the spokesman said.

In Györ will be gasoline-, Diesel – and, more recently, also the electric motors to be built – not only for Audi but also for other brands of the Volkswagen group. The workers in Hungary are calling for 18 percent higher wages and are entered into a week-long strike. The IG Metall in Bavaria supported the strike and said that the employees in Györ received an average of 1100 euros gross per month, with cost of living as in Western Europe.

In Neckarsulm, where Audi builds the larger models up to the A8, to ensure the motor supply until at least the middle of the week, shared with the VW subsidiary. Also in Brussels, where the fully electric Audi e-tron is built, the course of the production currently.


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