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Audi confirms Q3 production - in Spain - but decision on U.S. production "postponed"

by Chris Paukert (RSS feed) on Apr 22nd, 2009 at 11:00AM

The first shipments of Audi's new Q5 crossover have barely hit the docks here in North America, and already the kid brother to the Q7 is set to get a sidekick of its own. In an official announcement released today, the VW Group luxury arm has confirmed that it will build a Q3 crossover in Martorell, Spain in 2011.The company plans to build around 80,000 units at the SEAT plant, but while production has been confirmed for Spain, the fortunes of a possible U.S. assembly facility have been put on ice. According to Audi CEO Rupert Stadler:"We will systematically explore our options in the... Read More

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