"I'm pretty sure that special-shift operations
will continue" beyond April, the spokeswoman said. "The
situation continues to look very stable."
Ingolstadt-based Audi has yet to work out details of further
additional shifts with labor representatives, the spokeswoman
said, adding that the 53 special shifts agreed for the first
four months are all run on weekend days.
Audi, the main contributor to VW group profit, increased sales
in its No. 1 market China by 37 percent in March to 47,636
vehicles. The company is due to publish global first-quarter
deliveries on Monday.
Audi, the world's second-biggest luxury carmaker, may outsell
third-placed rival Mercedes-Benz <DAIGn.DE> for a fourth
straight year in 2014, Chief Executive Rupert Stadler was quoted
by Automobilwoche as saying in an interview.
(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; editing by David Evans)
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