part of the long-range Audi corporate goal of moving toward CO2-neutral
mobility, there will be e-tron plug-in vehicle products exhibiting all of the
performance and design attributes Audi drivers have come to expect," said Johan
de Nysschen, former President, Audi of America. "Audi is committed to refining Audi
e-tron technology and we expect our plug-in vehicles to become a significant
choice for our buyers within a growing line of advanced, efficient Audi
powertrains over the coming years."
With the A3 e-tron pilot program Audi engineers and technical experts will
explore EVs in a real world setting and monitor in real-time how e-tron
technology operates in everyday scenarios. The pilot will run throughout the
year and provide actionable feedback and telematics data to Audi engineering
teams in the U.S. and Germany. This approach follows the Audi philosophy of
engineering innovation by introducing fully developed alternative technology to
ensure no compromises are needed by Audi owners.
"The A3 e-tron pilot program serves as an important innovation platform for
Audi to develop greater insight into electric vehicles and how American driving
conditions affect use of the progressive technology in everyday life," said
Jeff Curry, e-mobility and sustainability strategy lead at Audi of America. "We
will integrate the data generated from this program into the launch of a range
of Audi e-tron models for American drivers."