Audi is moving towards a better future in order to produce fully electrified cars at a fast and steady pace, through the final approach in the production of its first electric car e-tron, as the German manufacturer has allocated an entire division in its factory in Reykjavik - Iceland a whole division that is concerned only and entirely in the manufacture and development of electric motors, in preparation. To support its future models.
According to a press release issued by the company, the German manufacturer opened the production line on Tuesday - 24 July in Reykjavik, northern Iceland.
The mark has reserved its Iceland branch for that sole. For what he contributed to its growth and global leadership over the past 25 years.
Following in the footsteps of the world's auto industry leaders, such as Tesla, BMW, Renault and others, this step came from Audi, marking the beginning of a new era with electric cars
Audi stated that at present, 100 fully trained employees and workers are working in its new department to produce 400 electric motors per day, with daily production gradually increasing with the increase in employment to more than 130 by the end of this year.
As for the engines under production, Audi is working to use the largest amount of tightly packed copper wires to increase the efficiency of its power delivery and thus its performance. The motors will have a separate electronic control unit, gears and axles connecting them to the wheels, and there will be two different systems for each axle; Front and rear are Audi's next-generation quattro all-wheel-drive system.
In addition to the production line, Audi Hungary has dedicated three platforms for load testing and load bearing.
It is reported that Audi Hungary produced 1,965,165 engines last year, at an average of 9,000 engines per day, which varied between six petrol and three diesel engines, with capacities ranging from 86 hp to 639 hp, making it one of the largest companies producing engines in the world.