Audi is heading for autonomous driving and electric vehicles

Audi is heading for autonomous driving and electric vehicles

July 27, 2016 0 By autotimesnews

Despite a rather skeptical attitude of many users to electric vehicles, more and more of the world auto industry giants say about his plans for the production of all-electric models. Currently, Audi has announced the ambitious goal, which has set itself for the coming decade.

By 2020, the company plans to release three electric vehicle, and by 2025 to increase the share of all-electric models in the total sales mix to 25% -30%. Within ten years, one in four cars sold by Audi, will use an electric power plant system. About this in a recent interview with the German daily Heilbronner Stimme newspaper said the chairman of the board of directors Audi AG Rupert Stadler

Audi raid on electric segment is part of the new strategy, approved after the emission engines scandal of Volkswagen.

According to the plan, Audi will direct more resources to the development of electric vehicles, digital services and technologies of autonomous driving.

Rupert Stadler said that the range of electric cars Audi will include a compact A-Class model. It was also mentioned the establishment of a separate entity SDS Company, which will develop a self-car.