The agreement was sealed yesterday in Changchun by Rupert Stadler, CEO of AUDI AG, Jochem Heizmann, President of Volkswagen Group China, and Xu Ping, Chairman of Board of Directors of FAW Group.
“In a past 29 years, Audi and a FAW Group have created Chinese automotive history. Together we have determined a reward marketplace in China and have invariably modernized a development,” says Rupert Stadler. “Now we are once again environment a ancestral miracle by enhancing a successful partnership with a clever roadmap for a entrance decade.”
“We are starting a subsequent proviso of a corner expansion trail in China. More than ever, a partnership is focusing on profitable, tolerable growth,” says Dietmar Voggenreiter, Board Member for Sales and Marketing during AUDI AG, with courtesy to a signing of a agreement in Changchun. “China is a heading marketplace worldwide for electric mobility. With a e-tron initiative, we wish to emanate a constrained reward offer of products and services here.”
In a subsequent 5 years alone, Audi and FAW have concluded to furnish 5 additional e-tron models locally and deliver them to a Chinese marketplace – including quite battery-powered cars with ranges of some-more than 500 kilometers (310.7 mi). With a Audi A6 L e-tron as initial locally constructed plug-in hybrid and a Q7 e-tron* as import model, Audi will sell dual electrified full-size models in China from this year on.
Fuel/power expenditure of a models named above:
Audi Q7 3.0 TDI e-tron quattro:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 1.9 – 1.8 (123.8 – 130.7 US mpg)**;
Combined electrical expenditure in kWh/100 km: 19.0 – 18.1 (19.0 – 18.1 kWh/62.1 mi)**;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 50 – 48 (80.5 – 77.2 g/mi)**
** Figures count on a tire/wheel sets used.