- South Korean high-tech companies LG Chem and Samsung SDI to invest in European battery-cell production for Audi
- Battery-electric SUV with a range of more than 500 kilometers
- First battery-electric Audi SUV will combine sportiness and range with an emission-free driving system
Audi will develop the battery for a purely electrically powered sport utility vehicle on the basis of powerful cell modules from the South Korean suppliers LG Chem and Samsung SDI. The two Audi partners plan to invest in the cell technology in Europe and will supply the Ingolstadt-based car producer from their European plants. The new technology will give drivers of the Audi sport utility vehicle a range of more than 500 kilometers.