Audi is steadily advancing on its path of electrification: in a premiere of global significance, the brand with the four rings presented the Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron. These all-electric models represent the brand's entry into premium electric mobility in the compact segment.
Markus Duesmann, CEO of AUDI AG, and Hildegard wortmann, a member of the sales and marketing board, along with other Audi stakeholders, such as Henrik Wenders, brand manager, and Marc Lichte, Design Director, highlighted the role of the Audi Q4 e-tron in the brand's electrification strategy.
“In 2021 the electric offensive is getting even more momentum at Audi. For the first time, more than half of the models launched in a year are electric. And with these presentations we are more than doubling the number of our fully electric models, from three to seven ”, Duesmann explained.
“Sustainability is extremely important to Audi. Beyond the energy that powers our models, we are working hard to offset all the CO2 emissions generated in the manufacture of the Q4 e-tron models. All of our cars will be delivered to customers with a carbon neutral emissions balance ”, the executive sentenced.
The Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron set new standards, combining a sporty and progressive character with SUV design. The spacious interior offers the option of a large augmented reality head-up display for an innovative driving experience.
The fully electric models that Audi has presented so far are: the Audi e-tron and Audi e-tron Sportback, the sports models Audi e-tron GT1 y Audi RS e-tron GT2As well as Audi Q2L e-tron in China.
The Audi Q4 e-tron and the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron now expand the range and will be available in Europe in the coming months. By 2025, the company plans to introduce more than 20 fully electric models and further expand its PHEV portfolio.