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• New community event, Green Square Food Festival, supported by Audi Centre Sydney
• Australia’s largest Audi dealership encourages driving for people of all ages and ability
• Mini golf and Audi mini quattro cars offer a fun activity for the community
The Green Square Food Festival, being held on Saturday 6 October, has a new sponsor in Australia’s largest Audi dealership, Audi Centre Sydney.
The event is designed to promote the local precinct of Green Square as one of Sydney’s most-exciting new development areas and to encourage a sense of community spirit amongst businesses and residents.
Dealer principal of Audi Centre Sydney, Joe King, says Audi is happy to be a Festival sponsor as the company considers that a close relationship with the local community is extremely important.
“Audi Centre Sydney is proud to be one of the first businesses to open in this area and we believe that building strong community spirit and a sense of pride in the area will only strengthen Green Square as one of the most desirable new areas for businesses and families to move into,” Mr King said.
“As a local business, we are very pleased at the number of great quality businesses that are moving into the area, like the Danks Street arts and food revolution. With more and more residential buildings being opened, we are very keen to see that families enjoy living in the area as much as we do.”
To ‘drive’ families of all ages to the Audi marquee at the Green Square Food Festival, Audi Centre Sydney will set up a mini golf activity for the ‘big kids’ as part of the company’s involvement in golf in Australia, and will also have a driving track complete with mini Audi quattro cars for the little kids to enjoy.
There will also be a competition element to the day to encourage a sense of community spirit, with Audi quattro golf prizes to be won.
“We’re encouraging people of all ages to come and have a drive with Audi,” said Audi Centre Sydney’s Joe King. “No licence necessary!”
Audi Centre Sydney has been a landmark at Green Square since 2009 when the $50 million development was officially opened. It was one of the first businesses to inhabit this rapidly-growing suburb.
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The Audi Group delivered around 1,302,650 cars of the Audi brand to customers in 2011. From January through the end of September 2011 the Company posted revenue of €32.4 billion and an operating profit of €3.96 billion. Audi produces vehicles in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm (Germany), Győr (Hungary), Changchun (China) and Brussels (Belgium). The Audi Q7 is built in Bratislava (Slovakia). In July 2010, CKD production of the Audi Q5 was added to the existing Audi A4 and A6 manufacturing operations in Aurangabad (India). At the Brussels plant, production of the Audi A1 has been running since May 2010, while production of the new A1 Sportback began in 2012. The Audi Q3 has been built in Martorell (Spain) since June 2011. The Company is active in more than 100 markets worldwide. AUDI AG’s wholly owned subsidiaries include AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft., Automobili Lamborghini Holding S.p.A. in Sant’Agata Bolognese (Italy) and quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm. Audi currently employs around 63,000 people worldwide, including around 47,900 in Germany. Between 2012 and 2016 the brand with the four rings is planning to invest more than €13 billion – mainly in new products, human resources and the extension of production capacities – in order to sustain the Company’s technological lead embodied in its “Vorsprung durch Technik” slogan. Audi is currently expanding its site in Győr (Hungary) and will start production in Foshan (China) in late 2013. By 2015, Audi plans to increase the number of models in its portfolio to 42.
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