Until 2025 to optimize the costs of the German automaker plans to lay off every seventh employee.
Audi AG, part of Volkswagen group, has planned a large-scale reduction of its employees in Germany. The publication “Automotive New” wrote that the brand plans to cut up to 9.5 thousand jobs by 2025. All in all, Germany for the benefit of Audi employs 61 000 people. Using this optimization in the Audi plan to improve the financial situation. According to experts, massive cuts will give the darkness a chance to save about $ 6.6 billion. The money will be spent on the development of electric cars and popular digital services.
Such measures in the company explain the reorientation of production to the production of environmentally friendly cars. However, experts name one more, probably the main reason: a serious crisis of the global automotive industry. As catalysts of this process were made by China, Japan, India and Germany.
It is known that to reduce the workers in Audi are going through voluntary redundancies, as well as a new programme for early retirement.
The remaining workers mark guarantees the safety of their workplaces until the end of 2029. Along the way, the German automaker expects to create about 2 thousand new jobs in the field of electric mobility, etc.