New Delhi: German automaker Audi stated it has delivered round 1,18,000 totally electrical autos to clients by 2022, a rise of 44 p.c (year-over-year), regardless of a difficult atmosphere.
The corporate additionally stated that 1.61 million autos have been delivered worldwide regardless of very troublesome market circumstances.
“In a difficult and dynamic atmosphere, our international staff as soon as once more proved its resilience in 2022,” stated Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Administration for Gross sales and Advertising and marketing at AUDI AG, in a press release.
Furthermore, the corporate famous that the excessive demand for the all-electric fashions Audi This fall e-tron, Audi e-tron GT quattro, and Audi e-tron confirms the corporate’s clear determination in favor of an all -electric future.
It added that the corporate will enhance Audi’s momentum on its path to turning into a sustainable premium mobility provider.
“The sturdy numbers for the all-electric fashions present us that our clear concentrate on electrical mobility is the precise path,” stated Wortmann.
In 2022, demand for Audi’s all-electric fashions was at an all-time excessive within the US, because it recorded 16,177 automobile gross sales, a 47.3 p.c enhance over 2021.
In China, the corporate delivered 6,42,548 autos, 8.4 p.c lower than final yr.
The corporate stated the decline was brought on by ongoing provide bottlenecks, notably in semiconductors, in addition to manufacturing constraints brought on by Covid-19.
Nonetheless, demand for totally electrical fashions in extra markets around the globe elevated by 90.2 p.c.
“Despite the fact that we’re nonetheless going through international financial challenges, we glance to the long run with confidence. That’s as a result of we’ll enter 2023, the place we’ll speed up innovation collectively, with a pretty portfolio, numerous orders. and a extremely motivated staff,” famous Wortmann.
Together with all-electric fashions, the Audi A3 (+12.1 p.c), A4 (+8.0 p.c), and Q5 (+2.7 p.c) noticed notably giant will increase within the general portfolio, the corporate stated.