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Audi Brussels HAS BEGUN mass production of the Audi e-tron, The brand’s first all-electric SUV. Audi will present the unveiled electric car for the first time at its world premiere in San Francisco on 17 September.

Misano Red and ready for the road: Audi Board of Management Member for Production, Peter Kössler, and Patrick Danau, Managing Director of Audi Brussels, could not resist watching the first Audi e-tron models driving silently off the assembly.

Our Brussels plant was comprehensively modernized for the production of the electric car. This is the world’s first certified CO2-neutral mass production in the premium segment.

—Peter Kössler, Member of the Board of Management for Production and Logistics at Audi

Audi Brussels offsets all emissions produced in production and at the site, primarily by using energy from renewable sources, but also through environmental projects.

Since summer 2016, the plant has extensively rebuilt its body shop, paint shop and assembly line step by step, and has set up its own battery production. Driverless transport systems bring the batteries for the electric cars to the assembly line just in sequence.


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