At the end of the year, Audi takes stock and very proudly announced that in 2021 the brand has doubled the BEV models in the range and that, in 2022-2026, 37 billion investments in research and development, estates and factories are foreseen.
Out of them, 18 billions are intended for the offer electrification and hybridization. The way is therefore clear and connected with the issue of the recharge infrastructure, with an acceleration of the network expansion and installation of the first Audi charging hub in Nurnberg.
Starting from 2026, Audi will introduce just new full-electric models on the global market, whereas the production of thermal motors will end by 2033.
The latest introductions of electric models concern Granturismo Audi e-tron GT quattro and Audi RS e-from GT and the compact SUV Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-from. Within 2025, Audi will rely on over 20 purely electric models.
«Within 2030, Audi aims at offering a real electric ecosystem to the customers of BEV vehicles. The Vorsprung 2030 plan – explained Markus Duesmann, CEO of Audi AG – will allow the brand to face and to win the challenges of the future. The changes inside the civil society are following one another at a dizzying pace: for this reason, we are accelerating our transformation».