January 28, 2023

Audi to stop making fossil fuel cars by 2033, Europe News & Top Stories

FRANKFURT (AFP) – German luxury carmaker Audi said on Tuesday (June 22) it will stop manufacturing diesel and petrol cars by 2033 as part of an industry-wide pivot towards more environmentally friendly electric cars.

“Audi is ready to make its decisive and powerful move into the electric age,” chief executive officer Markus Duesmann said in a statement.

Starting in 2026, Audi plans to¬†launch only new all-electric car models, while “gradually phasing out” production of internal combustion engines.

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