The public debut of the Audi e-tron took place in September.
The first electric Audi crossover e-tron – will appear in dealer centers of the brand for a month later than planned. The reason for the delay is called the problems with the integrated software, as well as the sudden increase in the price of battery supplier LG Chem.
According to the publication Reuters, made in crossover changes require further validation. This manufacturer will spend up to four weeks. However, according to other information, the delay may be several months. In addition, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports that the battery supplier LG Chem plans to raise prices by 10 percent. The company began negotiations, but they have not yet led to any result.
The crossover is equipped with two electric motors, electric all-wheel drive and a unique energy recovery system with three modes of operation. It provides up to 30 percent reserve e-tron. To overload -0.3 g crossover accumulates energy by electric motors without the use of conventional braking system.
Reserve Audi e-tron on the WLTP cycle is 400 kilometers. The battery capacity of 95 kilowatt-hours is charged from a base charger with a capacity of 11 kilowatts for 8.5 hours, from 150-kilowatt charging station – 30 minutes to 80 per cent.
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