Audi nsu auto union ag. Auto union ag chemnitz was an amalgamation of four german automobile manufacturers founded in 1932 and established in 1936 in chemnitz saxony. On march 10 1969 auto union gmbh ingolstadt joined forces with nsu motorenwerke ag neckarsulm. Volkswagen introduced the audi brand to the united states for the 1970 model year. In 1982 he began training as a power systems electronics engineer at audi nsu auto union ag in neckarsulm and that same year joined the industriegewerkschaft metall igm trade union.
The new merged company was incorporated on 1 january 1969 and was known as audi nsu auto union ag with its headquarters at nsus neckarsulm plant and saw the emergence of audi as a separate brand for the first time since the pre war era. Audi oversees worldwide operations from its headquarters in ingolstadt bavaria germany. Schirmer was born on september 30 1966 in neuenstadt am kocher. Neckarsulm on april 26 1969.
It is the immediate predecessor of audi as it is known today. Audi ag was formed from audi nsu auto union ag in 1985. The first day of audi nsu auto union the company that would later develop into the audi ag we know today was a momentous occasion. The last nsu car left the factory in march 1977 after which the entire car output bore the audi brand name.
Auto union which would become audi nsu auto union ag in march 1969 after a merger with nsu motor works invites dealers and the media to the city theater in ingolstadt germany on nov. Contract partners of audi and volkswagen pkw please use the volkswagen dealerportal via the link. The new company known as audi nsu auto union ag was established retrospectively from january 1 onwards and had its head offices in neckarsulm.