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Volkswagen Passat (North America)

Silao (Mexico).

Volkswagen is to build on its commitment to industry in America. The engine plant in in the central Mexican state of was opened in January 2013 and is the Group’s 100th plant to be worldwide. The opening ceremony was by Enrique Peña, President of Miguel Marquez, Governor of the of Guanajuato and Dr. Martin Winterkorn, of the Board of Management of Volkswagen The plant will supply North American vehicle in Puebla (Mexico) and Chattanooga with modern and fuel-efficient TSI produced locally in Silao.

Volkswagen Group location

Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, The Silao plant is the Volkswagen 100th site and therefore one of the largest and most international networks found in the automotive By opening this new plant, we are ahead with our ambitious campaign for North America. The Group is investing over USD billion in North America over the next three Silao is therefore also a symbol of our unbroken growth and the Group’s continuing internationalisation.

its market position in North is an essential component of the Volkswagen global growth strategy. this context of growth, 2018, the company is planning sales of one million vehicles in the USA These vehicles will be on models such as the Jetta, the and the new US Passat, which are tailored to the of US customers and produced at the North plants with a high of localization.

Success story in Mexico

By engine production in Silao, is marking another page in its story in Mexico that spans almost 60 years. with the Volkswagen plant in the MAN commercial vehicles plant in and the planned Audi vehicle in San José Chiapa (scheduled to production in 2016), the Group to be a key growth driver for Mexican

The latest generation of TSI engines

Going forward, Silao supply the North American plants in Puebla and Chattanooga the latest generation of fuel-efficient TSI with its medium-term annual set at 330,000 engines.

Some USD 550 is being invested in the site. In the term, Volkswagen will be over 700 new jobs at the 60-hectare in Silao, with additional also being created at and in the service sector in the region.

Blue. Factory. programme Volkswagen

Engines are produced at the plant in line with stringent environmental standards, as set out in the Blue. Factory. programme. programme aims at encouraging efficient use of available resources at all plants and at achieving a sustained in production-related emissions. As a result, all equipment in the Silao plant with the latest energy standards, thereby achieving reductions in the environmental impact of engine produced. Working in with energy-efficient lighting the site, special roof in the production halls provide levels of natural light, simultaneously absorbing the heat The performance-enhanced TSI engines (EA 888) at Silao also combine fuel efficiency with emissions figures at a reduced

Andreas Hinrichs, CEO of Volkswagen de drew attention to the growth achieved by the Mexican automotive in 2012 and to Volkswagen’s role in trajectory by producing over vehicles in the country. For us, Silao a major step towards the By opening the plant there, is once again generating and employment in the Mexican automotive

Production and models

Volkswagen de currently produces four for the global markets at the Puebla the Volkswagen Jetta, Golf Beetle and Beetle Cabriolet. In the Puebla plant produced a of 604,000 vehicles, while of the US Passat, which was specially for the American market, started at (located in the US state of Tennessee) in 2011. 2012 saw over vehicles roll off the plant’s line.

The Volkswagen Group 165,900 vehicles (in 2011, figure was 153,300)* to customers in in 2012, which represents an of 8.2%* compared with the year for the Volkswagen Passenger Audi, SEAT, Porsche, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

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