2018 / On the way to future mobility

Highlights in 30 years of company history

    From three-man business to general developer: What started as a small PSW GbR in 1988 now employs around 1000 experts who develop entire vehicles. A look back in pictures.

    Pitcure gallery

    Ein Modell des Hauptsitzes von PSW
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    2000: Change of name to PSW automotive engineering GmbH. At the same time, plans begin to build a new building in Gaimsersheim that ...

    Das Hauptgebäude von PSW
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    ... will be completed soon.

    Das Hauptgebäude von PSW
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    Der Audi A5
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    2006: With the Audi A5 Sportback, PSW begins the first development of a derivative.

    Der Audi A5
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    PSW later also developed the follow-up model.

    Das Gebäude von PSW in Neckarsulm
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    2007: Opening of the branch in Neckarsulm

    Das Audi Forum in Ingolstadt
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    2011: AUDI AG acquires 91% of the PSW shares. 2016 the AG expands the stake to 100%

    2017: PSW carries out a strategic realignment based on the organizational changes of the group brands. In addition, the development of a fully electric sports car is starting, which Audi is developing with PSW and partners.

    PSW Mitarbeiter beim großen Townhall-Meeting
    The strategic realignment was presented to all employees during a large town hall meeting.
    PSW Mitarbeiter testen eine VR-Brille
    The employees were able to get to know the other areas at various department stands.

    2018: PSW introduces a matrix structure and is commissioned by Audi in the h-tron project. The highlights of the year: The Audi Q8, which was developed together with PSW and partners, is celebrating its world premiere and PSW can look back on 30 years of company history.

    Eine grafische Visualisierung der Matrixstruktur
    With the help of the matrix structure, PSW can develop several vehicle projects at the same time.
    Der Audi A8
    The Audi Q8
    Mitarbeiter sitzen in einem Zelt bei der 30-Jahrfeier von PSW
    In 2018 PSW celebrated its 30th anniversary with a large employee event.
    Audi R8 stehen auf der Teststrecke in Neuburg
    At the event, employees had the opportunity to experience the power of an Audi R8 for themselves on the test track in Neuburg.
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