Another five years, and then it will end with the combustion engine: from 2026 Audi will no longer produce gasoline and diesel engines. This was decided by CEO Marcus Duesmann.
Until now, only 500 workers knew about the plan. and of course the boss VW in Wolfsburg. Because they approved the concept: beyond 2026 Audi No new car Send more into the race with the combustion engine. then a . with SUV The final combustion model is presented. Then it’s over, a3 becomes a3 etron, a4 becomes a4 etron and so on. and also Sports car R8 In the future will stop only at the socket for refueling. Until the early 2030s at the latest, Audi doesn’t want to build a single combustion engine. This is reported by sueddeutsche.de.
Triggers for the change in course, in addition to the diesel scandal that involved Audi, are likely to be stricter CO2 standards in the EU and the new US orientation to climate protection and electromobility. Other manufacturers announced their withdrawal from the combustion engine some time ago. For example, General Motors does not want to sell petrol or diesel from 2035. Competitors like Volvo and Honda want to take this step a few years back.
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