Audi To Phase Out Combustion Engines In 10-15 Years

Volkswagen's premium car maker Audi has made its mind to stop selling and producing of its internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. The German auto giant looks to offer only electric cars in the next two decades.

Markus Duesmann, Chief Executive Officer of Audi and Chief Technology Officer of the Volkswagen Group was quoted by a German weekly WirtschaftsWoche that Audi has its plans more on sustainability. 

As things stand right now, the company is working on a concrete time plan and expects to have target dates in the coming months which will be needed for the phase-out at individual plants, it said.

The German weekly report also went on to add that Audi Chief Executive Markus Duesmann as saying in an interview that "protection of the environment and economic success go together well".

Chief Executive Officer of Audi and Chief Technology Officer of the VW Group Markus Duesmann told the German weekly that Audi has shifted its focus on sustainability. As per the report, Duesmann is already working on one particular schedule for phasing out the internal combustion engine. It will provide an end to combustion engine production for every Audi plant. 

There are already periods set – and this depends on the market success of the electric cars - the phase out will take place.