Stating the obvious, electrification is the key to sustainable future motoring. Volkswagen Group’s relatively affordable luxury arm, Audi, is gearing up for the electrification of its line-up by 2020. While Tesla is leading the all-electric charge, rest of the manufacturers will join the bandwagon sooner than you anticipate.
It will also reveal all-new generations of its five core models by mid-2018. Besides this, electrification is Audi’s main focus and it intends to achieve over 30 per cent of fully or hybridised offerings by 2025 in its portfolio. The details of the same were outlined to Audi’s shareholders by the board at its annual general meeting in Neckarsulm, Germany. Audi has confirm three new EVs, the E-Trons, to be on roads by 2020. In addition to two new Q SUVs – Q4 and Q8 – which were confirm recently.
Audi has not revealed any info about its three upcoming all-electric vehicles. But two of them are believe to the production-spec versions of the E-Tron Sportback. And E-Tron Quattro concepts. Further, the Ingolstadt-base automaker has not detail replacement versions of its five core models as well. However, they are believe to the new generation models of the A8, A7, Q3, A6. And the entry-level A1, which are the oldest models currently.
Audi’s Imminent Future: Three New All-Electric Vehicles, New Generations Of Five Core Models, Two New Q SUVs And Electrification Of Its Line-Up, All By 2020.