Did we know….?

…that a cosmetic strand used to make a thread for a chair covers in a A3 speeds by a spinnerets during 280 km/h?

…that we can make pyrolysis oil out of cosmetic rubbish from automotive manufacturing? This can afterwards be incited behind into plastic. Audi detected this in a commander plan with a Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and has already achieved initial success with it – a routine is technically feasible, now a partners are operative on scaling it up.

…that aged fishing nets are used in a prolongation of a Audi e-tron GT? The runner and building mats are done of Econyl, a element that consists of 100 percent recycled nylon fibers. They come from prolongation waste, fabric and runner scraps, or cosmetic rubbish from a oceans. In addition, one of a Audi e-tron GT’s 20-inch wheels is done of aluminum done in a low-carbon prolongation process.

…that dual used e-tron battery modules yield appetite to merchants in Uttar Pradesh, India, so they have electricity and can work during night? The Audi Environmental Foundation is providing appropriation to a German-Indian startup Nunam, that manufactures a appetite storage systems.

…that a storage section done from used lithium-ion batteries from Audi growth vehicles on a Euref campus in Berlin, with a ability of 1.9 MWh, could supply a whole 5.5-hectare campus with electricity for usually underneath dual hours on a own?

…that a Audi charging hub’s 3 storage cubes, with a sum ability of 2.45 MWh, any need usually a customary 400-volt high-voltage tie to appetite a sum of 6 charging points with a charging outlay of adult to 300 kW?

…that during Audi’s Győr site, 36,400 solar cells furnish 9.5 gigawatt hours of appetite annually on an area a distance of about 22 soccer fields?

…that around 507,000 tons of primary aluminum were constructed in Germany in 2019? This compulsory around 7.6 terawatt hours of appetite – somewhat reduction than one chief appetite plant generates in a year. That’s because it’s value collecting aluminum piece bits and remelting them. To this end, Audi introduced a “Aluminum Closed Loop” during a Neckarsulm site in 2017, and has now also implemented it in Ingolstadt (2020) and Győr (2021). This resulted in a net deterrence of a sum of 165,000 metric tons of CO emissions in 2020 alone1.

1 Audi regards net CO neutrality as a state in which, following a depletion of other probable measures directed during shortening a still remaining CO₂ emissions caused by a products or activities of Audi and/or now destined CO₂ emissions within a range of a supply chain, prolongation and recycling of Audi vehicles, during slightest quantitative remuneration is supposing by intentional and globally conducted remuneration projects. Throughout a function proviso of a vehicle, definition from when a car is delivered to a customer, CO₂ emissions constructed are not taken into account.