Audi is expanding development expertise for batteries at the Neckarsulm site. In the future, all batteries will be designed there.
Audi is further expanding the development of high-voltage batteries at the Neckarsulm site. In addition to the batteries for plug-in hybrids, the development of all batteries, including those for fully electric cars, will be consolidated there in the future. A test facility will go into operation in 2023.
"High-voltage batteries and electric motors make up an important strategic part of future value creation in a transformed automotive industry. That's why we are systematically expanding our expertise in the development of these components," explains Oliver Hoffmann, Board Member for Technical Development at Audi.
The E-Tron GT comes from Neckarsulm
A qualification program for employees was started in Neckarsulm at the end of 2020. The number of employees working in the field of battery development is expected to increase continuously. In addition to the plug-in hybrids of the A6, A7 and A8 series, Audi also builds its current top-of-the-range electric model, the E-Tron GT, in Neckarsulm.
Audi strengthens the Neckarsulm site. The development of all high-voltage battery systems for electric cars and plug-in hybrids will be concentrated there in the future.