Audi to deliver over 100,000 electric cars globally in 2022


Audi has announced that it sold more than 1.61 million vehicles last year, close to the previous year’s level despite prolonged supply constraints and major challenges in the logistics chain. Audi downplayed 2021 results in Europe, Germany and other key markets. The high demand for the all-electric models Audi Q4 e-tron, Audi e-tron GT quattro1, and Audi e-tron confirms the company’s clear decision in favor of an all-electric future and will drive Audi’s momentum.

The new Audi Q8 e-tron continues the success story of the Audi e-tron as an electric pioneer. The model has already received several pre-orders ahead of its market launch in the spring of 2023. As early as 2026, Audi will introduce only all-electric cars to the global market.

“The strong numbers for the all-electric model show us that our clear focus on electric mobility is the right path,” says Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG. Overall, Audi delivered 118,196 electric models to customers last year, up 44.3 percent from 2021.

“In a challenging and dynamic environment, our global team has once again proven its resilience in 2022,” says Wortman. “Thanks to exceptional team spirit, operational excellence and effective sales control, we were able to end the business year successfully.”

Along with all-electric models, the Audi A3 (+12.1 percent), Audi A4 (+8.0 percent), and Audi Q5 (+2.7 percent) saw particularly large growth across the overall portfolio. Audi Sport also had a special year in 2022: the delivery of 45,515 high-performance cars meant a new record and an increase of 15.6 percent year-on-year.

With 624,498 cars delivered in Europe, Audi was able to increase sales by 1.2 percent in 2021. All-electric models saw an increase in demand here as well, notably the Audi Q4 e-tron (+99.4 percent), the Audi e-tron GT1 (+29.2 percent), and the Audi e-tron (+8.5 percent). Audi Sport contributed to the strong result with a record 29,417 vehicle deliveries (+30.8 percent) in Europe. Overall, year-on-year sales were higher in 29 European markets.

“Even though we still face global economic challenges, we are looking to the future with confidence,” said Wortman. “That is because we are heading into 2023, during which we will accelerate transformation with an attractive portfolio, a large number of orders and a highly motivated team.”

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